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Georgian Wine Named Among World’s 10 Best Wines

TBILISI(BPI)- Georgian Wine has been named among the world’s 10 best wines in the under-40-USD price category. The rating was published by Esquire influential edition. The rating names the 2013 Pheasant’s Tears with price of 22 USD among the world’s 10 best wines. “Red  wine made in clay container in underground conditions”, description of the Georgian wine reads. Besides Georgian ...

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Why Tbilisi’s One of My Favorite Cities in the World

TBILISI(BPI)- Georgia’s capital is anything but orderly. Despite this—or because of it—it’s one of the best, most strikingly original cities in the world. There are cities that make sense. The streets glide along straight, clean lines, their names uniform from start to finish. Bridges are crossable. Signs point in the proper direction. Riotous and anarchic, the capital of Georgia is ...

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Major French Ski Magazine on Tour in Georgia

TBILISI(BPI)- French major ski magazine’s skipass.com founder Guillaume Lahure and two pro-skiers Sophie Lechasseuron and Simon Charrière tour to showcase Georgian ski resort to francophone skiers. Record breaking season of Georgian ski resorts and snow industry is still underway. SkiGeorgia is committed to promote Georgian ski resorts for French skiers and travelers. “Our first stop will be in Mestia. In terms of latest ...

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Nationalgeographic: For Wine Connoisseurs: Kakheti Province, Georgia

TBILISI(BPI)- While France and Chile are classics when it comes to wine, expand your horizons in Georgia and you’ll know what all the buzz is about! WHY: October is Ghvinobistve (“month of winemaking”) in the republic of Georgia, where the wine heritage has been rooted in the soil for thousands of years. Traditional Georgian wine is skin-fermented and stored underground ...

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Georgian President to Pay Official Visit to Germany

TBILISI(BPI)- Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will pay his first official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany on June 29-30.   Presidential administration reports that Margvelashvili will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 30. The Georgian President will also hold a meeting with  his German counterpart Joachim Gauck, as well as presidents of the both houses of the German Parliament. ...

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Katskhi Monastery to Meet Tourists with Updated Infrastructure

TBILISI(BPI)-  Katskhi Monastery will meet touristswith updated infrastructure this season.Director of  the Municipal Development Fund  at the Infrastructure Ministry has inspected  restoration and conservation works carried out in  Katskhi monastery in Chiatura municipality. According to the Ministry, together with the restoration of the monastery, theMunicipal Development Fund is carrying out the tourist infrastructure arranging works as well.   The project is financed ...

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Roads Department’s Funding to Increase Sharply Next Year

TBILISI(BPI)- The Roads Department’s  funding for next year will increase sharply. According to Nugzar Gasviani, theDeputy Chairman of the Department,  the 2016 budget reaches  GEL  526 million, of which 275 million will be allotted for  the construction of highways. In Gasviani’s words,  funding for the current year is almost the same as it was last yearwhile next year much more ...

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Russian artists encourage debate in Tbilisi exhibition

TBILISI(BPI)-The Georgian public is being given a rare opportunity to acknowledge the culture and geography of its nearest neighbours in a special exhibition at the Georgian National Museum. Works by leading artists from Kaliningrad – a small seaport city in the Russian enclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea – have been collected to feature in the Made ...

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Are you in Buenos Aires? Study Georgian

TBILISI(BPI)-Students in the Argentina’s capital are being given a rare opportunity to learn Georgian language from their home nation. Language enthusiasts and those who want to learn about one of the world’s most ancient cultures are being encouraged to take up the new Georgian language course at Buenos Aires University. The course, titled Georgian Language and Culture, offers students the ...

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Flights between Iran and Georgia to be Restored in the Near Future

TBILISI(BPI)-It is assumed that on 30 July the Iranian airline ATA airlines will launch direct flights to Tehran.   In addition, the Georgian airline Airzena will also fly in this direction. According to the CEO of the company Iase Zautashvili, at the first stage the company will operate two flights a week.   According to the  Head of the Civil ...

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