04.Jul .2019 16:52

62% of Georgian Wine is Exported to Russia

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Georgia exported 40,5 million bottles (0.75 l) of wine to 44 countries in the first half of 2019, which is a 6% growth compared to the same period of previous year.

Total sales from wine exports amounted to US$98, which is a 9% growth compared to the same period of previous year.

Export growth was notable in the following countries:

  • USA - 88% - 354874 bottles
  • China - 19% - 3554127 bottles  
  • Poland - 16% - 1821802 bottles
  • France - 120% 55908 bottles
  • Lietuva - 68% - 315306 bottles
  • Mongolia – 68% - 146892 bottles
  • Belarus - 32% - 889002 bottles
  •  Israel - 20% - 131184 bottles
  • Canada - 12% - 83220 bottles
  • Germany - 11% - 317771 bottles
  • Estonia - 11% - 326966 bottles

Top 5 wine importing countries, in the first half of 2019:

  • Russia -  25582447 bottles
  • Ukraine – 3752488 bottles
  • China - 3554127 bottles
  • Poland - 1821802 - bottles
  • Kazakhstan – 1656318 bottles

Top 5 most popular Georgian wines on export:

  • Kindzmarauli - 7304286 bottles
  • Mukuzani – 2328699 bottles
  • Tsinandali - 1829563 bottles
  • Akhasheni – 750244 bottles
  • Khvanchkara - 480890 bottles

Georgia exported 12,6 million bottles (0,5l) of brandy to 18 countries, in the first half of 2019 which is 50% more than in the same period of 2018.

Total sales of brandy amounted to US $27.4 million, which is a 62% growth compared to the same period of previous year.

238 thousand bottles (0,5 liters) of Chacha exported to 23 countries, with an export increase of 34%. Revenue from Chacha export reached US $633.2 thousand (20% growth).

Source - Forbes.ge