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 administration of the Patriarch of Georgia has released a special statement a day before the events that are intended to be held in Tbilisi on the International Day Against Homophobia, which a year ago crew into the clashes between the LGBT supporters and the worshipers led by clergymen.
First holy liturgy has been conducted at the Iveria Virgin Mary Temple, which is still under construction on Makhata Mountain, Tbilisi. This is a temple, constructed by the minimum donations by the citizens of Georgia...
No military parade will be held on May 26th, the Independence Day of Georgia. The representatives of the ministries today assembled in the format of an organization group for the May 26 events to discuss the program of the day.
The office of the Patriarch of Georgia has denied the reports as if the last version of the draft law on anti-discrimination is acceptable and has been approved by the Orthodox Church of Georgia. The special statement was released today.
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Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has commented about the controversy around the Sakdrisi gold deposit and instructed the Minister of Culture to settle this dispute effectively as soon as possible.