The China Wine & Spirits Awards, based in Hong Kong, is one of the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China.
The Georgian prize-winners are:
- Shumi Saperavi 2014 "Double Gold Medal"
- Shumi Tsinandali 2013 "Gold"
- Shumi Mukuzani Georgica 2013 "Gold"
"Chinese consumers are thirsty for Georgian wine", - reads a recent news release by China Wine & Spirits Awards, which is covering the participation of Georgian wines in CWSA. "The Agricultural Ministry of Georgia has unveiled a special promotional centre and winemaking house at Beijing’s Nutrition and Alcohol Research Institute to celebrate the increasing Chinese interest in Georgian wine. ... According to ministry data, wine represents 93% of Georgia’s agricultural exports, with around one million litres going to China in recent years. Between January and April of 2015 alone, Georgian wine exports to China skyrocketed by 87%"
According to Georgian Agricultural Minister Otar Danelia, as quoted by CWSA, “We are glad to see demand of Georgian wine is increasing in China.”
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