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March 18, 2019

Georgia – Homeland of Wine Exhibition Officially Opens in Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is hosting Georgia-Homeland of Wine, an exhibition celebrating Georgian viniculture and history. Today, the exposition was officially opened by Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze together with Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili. The exhibition, with its concept drawing on showcasing Georgia’s millennia-old viniculture, brings together unique archeological artefacts and modern technologies. The Japanese partners’ major contribution involves using the latest Warpqsuare technology to bring to life Georgian culture and winemaking history, enabling visitors to tra...

March 5, 2019

Japan to Host ‘Georgia – Homeland of Wine’ Exhibition

Georgia is preparing to present its wines to a wide audience within the scope of the project ‘Georgia – Homeland of Wine’, which will be implemented from March 10 to May 7 at the exhibition center “Terrada Warehouse” in Tokyo, Japan. Even though with 8000 years of wine-making history, Georgia has already gained recognition worldwide and has been named as the ‘cradle’ of wine, such initiatives will contribute to the promotion of the Georgian wines to particular nations, Japanese in this case. Wine enthusiasts and other guests at the exhibition will have an opportunity to discover the history of Georgian viniculture and ancient wine-ma...

November 15, 2017

World’s Oldest Wine Discovered In Georgia

by Benjamin Kemper  New evidence shows that our love for wine dates back to the Stone Age. Next time you pop open a bottle of wine, pour one out for our Stone Age brethren. A study published on Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal claims that as far back as 6000 B.C., prehistoric farmers were making wine in the fertile valleys of southern Georgia, the small Caucasus nation sandwiched between Europe and the Middle East. The new findings, which set the dawn of viticulture a millenn...

November 14, 2017

Worlds’ Earliest Evidence Of Winemaking Found In 8,000-Year-Old Jars In Georgia

Wine-Making As A Tradition Turns Out To Be Older By Almost 1,000 Than Previously Thought. The Worlds Earliest Evidence Of Grape Wine-Making Has Been Detected In 8,000-Year-Old Pottery Jars Unearthed In Georgia. Before, the oldest chemical evidence of wine in the Near East dated to 5,400-5,000 BC (about 7,000 years ago) and was from the Zagros Mountains of Iran, said the report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a peer-reviewed US journal. The worlds very first wine is thought to have been made from rice in China around 9,000 years ago. “We believe this is the oldest example of the domestication of a wild-g...

November 13, 2017

The Oldest Bottles Of Wine In The World

The Oldest Bottles Of Wine In The World: Scientists Discover \'Mind-Altering\' 8,000-Year-Old Vintage Tipple Created And Drunk By Neolithic Farmers In Georgia. Scientists believe the practice of crushing grapes to produce a heady alcoholic drink started up to 8,000 years ago in the South Caucasus region between eastern Europe and western Asia Scientists Have Analysed Pottery Fragments From Two Sites In Georgia Their analysis revealed the chemical signatures of grapes and wine Findings push back the origins of wine 1,00...