In the beginning of February, above-mentioned wine became the winner of The Double Gold Medal of “Sakura” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2017 (read more here) and, according to the rules of the competition, was nominated for the most honorable award of “FOODEX Japan 2017” fair - The Golden Trophy.
The head of National Wine Agency Giorgi Samanishvili noted this was important success for Georgian wine. “My congratulations to the company for such huge success. Being a winner of such prestigious competitions promotes not only the company, but also Georgian wine popularization and development on Japanese market in general, where National Wine Agency has active marketing arrangement plans for this year” - stated Giorgi Samanishvili.
“Sakura” Japan Women’s Wine Awards is a large-scale international event, which was organized for the fourth time. The international wine competition is judged by Japanese female wine specialists, sommeliers, wine writers and journalists. In the competition of this year, totally 12 Georgian wines were awarded by one Double Gold, six Gold and five Silver Medals.
This is the second time Georgian wine is awarded by the most honorable award of this competition. In 2015, “Lukasi” wine - “Chkhaveri” was awarded by The Diamond Trophy. Read more at Japan women’s wine contest awards two Georgian wines.