From old cellar to successful winery - BBC has aired a reportage about a family business of wine making and about Georgian viniculture in general. the crew of the television visited the family business enterprise of twin prothers Gamtkitsulashvili, who run a complex comprising wine cellars and a hotel, called the Twins Old Cellar, located in the Kakheti region in the eastern part of Georgia. They make their wine in clay vessels called kvevri in accordance with the traditional Georgian method.
`Georgia is famous for its wine among the former Soviet countries. But the industry suffered after the doors to its main export market - Russia - closed in 2006 due to an embargo from the country. Winemakers believe Georgia, with its rich history of viniculture, can make up for lost revenue by using wine to attract tourists to the area,` the video says.
The human skull discovered in Dmanisi several years ago has given foreign scientists to make a sensational statement - the picture of the skill was printed on the front page of the Science Magazine causing the interest of various international editorials and televisions, where the Dmanisi discovery is still the top news.
Holy Synod has called for halting the process of installing barbwires by Russian occupants on the territory of Georgia. Holy Synod discussed situation in Georgia`s occupied regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali at its last sitting.
President of Georgia arrived in Turkey to hand over the ID documents of the citizens of Georgia to several ethnic Georgians living in the cities of Sakaria and Guljuk. The IDs of Georgian citizenship was granted by the president to several tens of ethnic Georgians.
Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has conducted a holy rite for the souls of the heroes, who died in the wars for Georgia`s independence and freedom. Before that, the religious leaders organized a march of worshippers from the Hero Square towards the Holy Trinity Cathedral...
The position of the managing director of Rustaveli Theatre is still vacant. Minister of Culture of Georgia Guram Odisharia says he has approved the position of Davit Sakvarelidze on the position right after he was nominated as the candidate by the art director of the theater Robert Sturua.
Yet another discovery has been made in the Old Tbilisi district, N3 Tumaniani Street, during the construction of a new building for the residents of a block of apartments, which was damaged by the 2002 earthquake.
The minaret removed from the Mosque has been returned back to the village of Chella in Akhaltsikhe Region in the southern part of Georgia. Local Muslims gathered outside awaiting the arrival of the minaret in the village.