30 Aug 2021
Experience Exchange between Armenian and Georgian Winemakers
Within the frames of the “Rural Economic Development-New Economic Opportunities” program, financed by the USAID, winemakers from Armenia were provided with an opportunity to visit the Kakheti region, famous for its Georgian winemaking traditions, to exchange experiences and share practices. The visit enabled studying the know-how of the neighboring country and presenting Armenian products.
Armenian winemakers were introduced to the specifics of the Georgian winemaking technology based on the use of large clay vessels (qvevri) buried in the earth. They had a chance to taste Georgian wines, at the same time presenting their brands. The visit comprised of both practical and theoretical components will promote the partnership between Georgian and Armenian colleagues. Despite various arguments on the origin and history of wine brought up by Armenian and Georgian experts, one fact is clear, that both countries have long been famous for their winemaking art, with their unique styles and traditions.