The Ministry noted that special demand is for saperavi, harvested in specific areas of viticulture such as Mukuzani, Akhasheni, Kindzmarauli, which is used for making wines of origin appellation. Significant price growth was fixed recently, reaching 2,10 GEL per 1 kg. However, only 76 tons of grape were purchased at this price, the Ministry pointed out. Harvesting saperavi grape has already finished and its daily processing rate makes up approximately 30-40 tons.
The highest price of rkatsiteli reached 1,40 GEL per 1 kg, for which 72 tons were purchased, mainly in Tsinandali zone.
Highest price of kakhuri mtsvane reached 1,45 GEL, which was paid for 98 tons of grape, purchased mainly in Manavi zone, the Ministry noted.
Vintage, started on August 25, should be completed soon.