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Italian Wine Festival in Georgia

By Mariam Chanishvili
Monday, July 1
Italy is home to some of the world's most famous vineyards.

This year’s Italian Wine Festival will open the first event in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia.

The event will take place on June 28-29 in the center of the city, at the restaurant Veriko.

The restaurant also has a terrace and is located in the heart of the traditional wine factory, which hosts various events, public discussions and festivals throughout the year.

“Italian Wine Festival is glad to invite everyone around the wine world, from producers to distributors and wine lovers, to attend these two days where the Italian wine will be the protagonist,” reads the description of the event.

Tasting of Italian traditional dishes and products will also be featured within the frames of the event.

Georgia is the cradle of wine, and Georgian wine is the part of the country's culture, history.

Wine exhibitions, fairs and tastings are organized in Georgia very often and have

In October 2019, another edition of the IWF - Italian Wine Festival will take place in Bucharest, Romania.

Italy wine exports were worth €6.2 billion, keeping Italy second only to France in the ranking of world producers, according to the report of the institute of Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (ISMEA).

Italy produced 55 million hectoliters of wine in 2018.

Italian culture and lifestyle are widely popularized in Georgia, featuring events, exhibitions, performances, restaurants and fashion shows, etc.