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Four Chinese cities enjoy Georgian wine tastings

agenda.ge by WANG MINGJIE02/08/2017  

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The Georgian wine events were held under the ‘Georgian Wine GuangDong Tour’. Photo by Wines of Georgia.

Wine lovers in China got a taste of Georgian wine at several exhibitions this week.

Sommeliers and wine enthusiasts in four Chinese cities – Guangzhou, Zhongshan, Shenzhen, and Foshan – sampled 40 premium wine varieties from Georgia.

The Georgian wine events were held under the ‘Georgian Wine GuangDong Tour;’ all the above-mentioned cities are part of the South Chinese province of Guangdong.

Georgian wine was much loved and praised by Chinese wine professionals, distributors, and importers.

China is one of the largest importers of Georgian wine.

Between January and June 2017, about 3.84 million bottles of Georgian wine were exported to China, says the Georgian National Wine Agency. This is a 104 percent increase than the same time period in 2016.

With these numbers, China takes second place as the largest importer of Georgian wine.