Georgia joined the international organisation’s General Assembly in the French city of Reims, in the Champagne region.
Georgian Sommelier Association president and honorary Ambassador of Georgian wine Shalva Khetsuriani took part in the assembly. He addressed attendees and spoke about the successful methods being implemented to raise awareness and popularity of Georgian wine and the sommelier profession.
One of the important issues discussed at the A.S.I. assembly was how to implement standards of sommelier activity and developing this profession throughout the world.
Within the assembly, Khetsuriani met with Sommelier Association presidents and negotiated the sale of Georgian wine in different countries including China, Japan, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Canada, Finland, England and Poland.