The exhibition called "Georgia, the Cradle of Winemaking" will take place from March 3 to April 1, 2021, at the Korea Foundation Gallery in Seoul, South Korea's capital, the National Wine Agency of Georgia reports.
According to them, the exposition will include photo samples of unique exhibits preserved in the Georgian National Museum, samples of wine vessels and goldsmiths discovered during archeological excavations on the territory of Georgia; the works depicting the cellar, the pitcher, and the monuments of Georgian architecture, as well as the unique photo archive of the National Museum, which will allow the visitors to get acquainted with the 8,000-year-old continuous tradition of winemaking in Georgia.
The event dedicated to the unique history and culture of Georgian wine is organized by the Embassy of Georgia in the Republic of Korea, funded by the Korea Foundation, with the support of the National Wine Agency and the Georgian National Museum.
South Korea is one of the largest importers of wine globally and a priority market for Georgian wine.
Up to 90 thousand bottles were exported from Georgia to South Korea in 2020, which is 353% more than the same data of 2019.
The exhibition called "Georgia, the Cradle of Winemaking" will further increase the awareness and export potential of Georgian wine in this important wine market in Southeast Asia.
The concept and visual material presented within the exhibition serve Korean visitors to get acquainted with Georgia as the homeland of the ancient wine civilization.