Georgia signs agreement with foreign companies in field of wine export
Baku, Azerbaijan, September 11
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgian Bolero Group signed agreements with French company Distillerie Tessendier et Fils and a group of American companies on exporting Georgian wine and other alcohol products to the US and France markets within free trade regime, Trend reports referring to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia.
The signing ceremony was held at the Bolero plant in Kakheti and was attended by Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili and representatives of local authorities.
“This is a great success for Georgian winemaking industry, as a well-known company such as Distillerie Tessendier et Fils will import Georgian wines,” CEO of Bolero Irakli Bekauri noted.
As for the agreement with the American side, the first batch of Georgian products will be sent to the United States by the end of the year, according to Bekauri. “This is Georgia’s first export of Georgian cognac to the United States,” said Irakli Bekauri.
Earlier, Minister of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili met with a delegation of the state of Texas (US), as well as representatives of French government agencies and the business community. The meeting was attended by Chairman of the National Wine Agency of Georgia Levan Mehuzla.