About Events – New Wine Festival Tbilisi 2014

On May 24, the Georgian Wine Club hosted the annual New Wine Festival held at the Giorgi Chitaia Open Air Museum of Ethnography (Georgian: გიორგი ჩიტაიას სახელობის ეთნოგრაფიული მუზეუმი ღია ცის ქვეშ) in Tbilisi.

New Wine Festival at Tbilisi Ethnographic Museum

New Wine Festival at Tbilisi Ethnographic Museum

The festival featured a wide range of wines from large companies and wine cellars as well as family wines from different wine-producing regions of Georgia.

Wine at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

Wine at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

New Wine Festivals are held in most of the world’s famous wine-producing countries.

A wine exhibitor at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

A wine exhibitor at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

Grape varieties represented at the festival included: Rkatsiteli, Saperavi, Mtsvane Kakhuri, Tsitska, Tsolikouri, Chinuri, Shavkapito, Tavkveri, Krahuna, Aleksandrouli, Chkhaveri, Usakhelouri, Khikhvi, Kisi, Aladasturi, Otshanuri Sapere, Dzelshavi, Mudzhuretuli, Ojaleshi, Kundza, Grdzelmtevana, Chumuta, and Chitiskhvertsha.

Wine at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

Wine at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

Wine display at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

Wine display at the New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

Wine at the New Wine Festival

Wine at the New Wine Festival

Sampling wines at the New Wine Festival

Sampling wines at the New Wine Festival

In addition to tasting Georgian wines, visitors could watch a demonstration of traditional pottery. 

Potter at the New Wine Festival

Potter at the New Wine Festival

No Georgian festival would be complete without a barbecue!

Barbecue at the New Wine Festival

Barbecue at the New Wine Festival

Enjoying the wine at the New Wine Festival

Enjoying the wine at the New Wine Festival

Local musicians from Jazz Quartet IrReSoNic and Folk Ensemble Akhlukhlebi entertained the crowds.

Musicians at the New Wine Festival

Musicians at the New Wine Festival

The festival is now in its fifth year.

New Wine Festival 2014

New Wine Festival 2014

Georgia About recommends the New Wine Festival!

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