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Georgia

Ancient traces of winemaking found in Georgia

An archaeological dig in Georgia has turned up evidence of wine cultivation dating back 8,000 years.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Russian thirst sees Georgian wine exports soar

Georgian wine exports grew by 57% in the first two months of 2016 compared with the same time last year, with over half of shipments going to Russia.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Qvevri displayed at UN offices

A ‘qveri’, a Georgian winemaking vessel, has been installed as a permanent display at the United Nation’s Geneva headquarters.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

AWC lawsuit over fake Yquem thrown out

A lawsuit levelled at fine wine merchant the Antique Wine Company over “fake” Château d’Yquem has been thrown out of an Atlanta court but proceedings could now move to the UK.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

AWC calls US lawsuit ‘opportunistic extortion’

The Antique Wine Company has today moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by a US businessman saying his “exaggerated” claims amount to “extortion”.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Australia cracks down on ‘orange’ wine

Wine Australia has threatened that producers outside the region of Orange in New South Wales who name their wines as “orange” risk “serious consequences”.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Man goes back into burning house to rescue his beer

A man in the US has told a local television news station how he was nearly killed after he returned to a burning house in order to rescue a case of beer.

Monday, October 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Legeron launches Lagvini natural wine

Natural wine advocate Isabelle Legeron MW has launched her own label called Lagvini.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Russia lifts ban on Georgian wine

Russia has lifted a seven-year ban on Georgian wine imports via a decision to allow 36 Georgian wineries to register their products in the country.

Monday, March 11th, 2013 1 Comment »

Russia poised to lift Georgian wine ban

Georgian wine may be about to make a comeback in Russia following a seven-year ban.

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 No Comments »

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