Japan ready to import more Georgian wine
Baku, Azerbaijan, October 12
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Japan is ready to support the Georgian side in increasing the export of unique Georgian wines to Japan, said Ambassador of Japan to Georgia Tadaharu Uehara, Trend reports citing the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia.
He made the remarks at a meeting with the Minister of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Environment and Agriculture Khatiya Tsilosani. The parties discussed the export of Georgian wine to Japan.
The Minister of Environment and Agriculture spoke about the importance of diversifying export wine markets and emphasized that Japan is a promising and interesting market for Georgian wines.
“In recent years, interest in Georgian wines has been growing in Asian markets. The ministry is actively engaged in marketing activities in the countries targeted by the market diversification strategy, including Japan. This year, after a large-scale exhibition of Georgian wine in Tokyo, experts are increasingly interested in Georgian wines, especially Kvevri wine. Therefore, our goal is to maximize the awareness of Georgian wine and export it to the Japanese market,” Davitashvili said.
Japanese Ambassador to Georgia spoke about the uniqueness of Georgian wine.
“We are ready to support the Georgian side in increasing the export of unique Georgian wines to Japan. To achieve a positive result, we can jointly discuss in a working group format all the issues that are important for popularizing and creating not only small Georgian wine cellars in the Japanese market, but also for promoting and creating wines produced by large companies, ”said Uehara.
The meeting also discussed issues of future cooperation in various fields of agriculture and measures to prevent forest fires.