About Events – Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

A wine festival was held in Racha at the end of August. Organized by the regional government of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region (Georgian: რაჭა-ლეჩხუმი და ქვემო სვანეთი) it aimed to promote agricultural products and improve links between local farmers and markets.

Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Visitors were able to taste the wines, enjoy great food, traditional folk songs, dancing and displays of wrestling.

Food at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Traditional Folk Singing at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Wrestling at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Wrestling at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Dancing at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Traditional Song at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Participants at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

In addition to wine-makers from Ambrolauri and Tsageri districts, a number of cheese-makers and bee-keepers from Ambrolauri and Oni displayed their products.

Local Cheese at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

The festival was attended by the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili.

The President of Georgia at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Young Participants at the Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013

Photos courtesy of the President’s Administration.

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One Response to “About Events – Wine Festival in Racha – 31 August 2013”
  1. oregonmike98 says:

    I love wine! This looks like so much fun

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