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Applications for WSET Level 1 and WSET Level 2 in Wine course are being accepted

Georgian Sommelier Association, Approved Programme Provider of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and Tbilisi Wine School are announcing WSET Level 1 Course  and WSET Level 2 in Wines. The wine course is ideal for boosting confidence in new or inexperienced front-line staff in the hospitality and retail sectors and is also a good introductory first course for wine enthusiasts who wish to study in a more structured way. By standards of Georgian Sommelier Association (GSA), to become a Sommelier, it’s obligated to pass next exams: Assistant Sommelier – GSA exam minimum 60 points and WSET Level 1...

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Hollywood Success of Georgian Documentary!

Hollywood success of Georgian documentary! The movie shot by Georgian Sommelier Association “Prime Meridian of Wine” won 5 nominations at HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT DOCUMENTARY AWARDS. Award for “Best producer” – Shalva Khetsuriani Award for “Best Scenario” – Tamar Bartaia Award for “Director of Century” – Nana Jorjadze Award for “Best Operator” – Mikheil Kvirikadze Award for “Best Actor” – Revaz Khetsuriani It’s noteworthy to mention that the film has already won two awards: the Title of the Best International Movie of the Year at the International Film Festival MOST 2016, held in Spain, and also at the Wine Film...

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Interview with WSET’s Joseph Hallam

Interview with Joseph Hallam, WSET International Development Advisor Georgian Sommelier Association is Accredited Programme Provider (APP) of international wine education scheme known as Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET). Recently the GSA has interviewed Joseph Hallam, WSET’s International Development Advisor about WSET Courses and the growing interest of locals in international wine education in Georgia. Below we provide the full interview: There is a growing interest in Georgia around WSET and its courses. Could you tell a Georgian audience more about WSET as an institution? What is WSET, its history and origin? What role does WSET qualification play in...

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WE HAVE WON!

We have won!   At the International Film Festival “MOST 2016” held in Spain,the title of the Best International Movie of the Year was awarded to Georgian Film “Meridian Prime of Wine”. This isn’t the first prize. This year at wine film festival in France”Oenovideo” our film was recognized as the Best Oenological Film.  The film was shot by Georgian Sommelier Association.   Author of the Film Concept and Producer – Shalva Khetsuriani Film Director – Nana Jorjadze Screenwriter – Tamar Bartaia Director of Photography – Michael Kvirikadze Executive Producer – Jana Sardlishvili Main Character – Revaz Khetsuriani   The film was financed by the National Wine Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and...

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