Great Success of Georgian Wines in Japan
Friday, February 17In Tokyo, at the 4th Sakura Japan Womens Wine Awards international wine fair, 12 Georgian wines were awarded one Double Gold, six Gold and five Silver medals.
The Sakura international awards is a large-scale event which was organized for the fourth time. The international wine competition is judged by Japanese female wine specialists, sommeliers, wine writers and journalists.
Success in this type of competition will further promote the progress of popularization, publicity and placement of Georgian wines not only in Japan but on the Asian market as a whole.
In total, 4212 wines 37 countries participated in the competition, degustations were organized January 28 to February 1.
The winning wines are the following:
Vaziani Company Saperavi 2015
Binekhi Saperavi 2015
Telavi Wine Cellar Marani Kondoli Vineyards Saperavi 2014
Telavi Wine Cellar Satrapezo Saperavi 2013
Mildiani Kindzmarauli 2014
Vaziani Company Kisi 2015
Winery Khareba Saperavi 2013
Telavi Wine Cellar -Marani Mukuzani 2014
Mildiani Saperavi Reserve 2011
Shumi Saperavi Bio 2014
Winery Khareba Kindzmarauli 2014
Besini Besini Premium Dry Red 2013
The Diamond Trophy, the most honorable award, will be ed the Double Gold wine winners and the result will be announced at Japans FOODEX 2017 in March.
In 2016, 160,000 bottles of wine have been exported from Georgia to Japan, which is 15% higher than in 2015. (georgianwine.gov.ge)