The farmers were admitted to the parliament. The farmers are protesting against Agriculture Minister Otar Danelia’s recent statement, according to which, farmers receive a 100% profit from the current grape price.
In Kvareli district of eastern Kakheti, farmers have been gathering region since Monday morning to protest over the price of grapes. At this moment a hundred farmers are gathered in Telavi-Kvareli highway. They attempted to block the road, but the police did not allow them to do it.
Farmers demand increase of price for grapes per kilogram and a meeting with Otar Danelia, Georgian Minister of Agriculture. The farmers allege that white grapes cost 0.6 GEL per kilogram, while the price of redsaperavi is 0.85 GEL.