"But everyone remembers the situation due to which we took radical measures several years ago. If this situation persists, our steps will be even tougher, "- said the Chief Sanitary Doctor.
Russia banned wine and mineral water deliveries from Georgia in 2006 over quality complaints. At the beginning of February Russia and Georgia worked out a mechanism of returning Georgian commodities to the Russian market which implied visits of Russian sanitation officials to Georgia and the registration commodities in Russia.
Export of wine, spirits and mineral water from Georgia to Russia has been restored. The first batch of Borjomi mineral water was sent to Russian market in May, while this month wine is expected to appear in Russian retail networks.