Monday, August 5, 2013

Kakha Bendukidze accused of purchasing 1905's wine for 11 cents

Kakha Bendukidze accused of purchasing historic bottles of wine for 19 tetri
05.08.2013 (Hvino News) In the city of Zestaponi today the members Georgian NGO “Zestaponi Civil Hall” organized a public protest action against the former mister of economy Kakha Bendukidze. They citizens are against the destruction of ancient wine cellar in the village of Sakari and sellout of wine dating back to 1905.

As NGO's representative Nazi Tsikitshvili explained, that the 130 years old wine was transferred under the authority of the Agrarian university by the previous government. She said that the university's owner Kakha Bendkukidze did away with the cellar and purchased each bottle of wine for 19 tetri (about 11 US cents), while the market price is between 1000 to 3000 GEL per bottle. 

The protesters said that 17,000 bottles are ready for transportation, and the locals are protesting against this decision.

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