Tbilisi (GBC) - Two Georgian wine producing companies and 25 family wineries participated in Vinitaly and Orange Wine Festival exhibitions in the Italian city of Verona this week with the support of the Georgian National Wine Agency, the body said on Thursday.

Participation in these exhibitions is important for the diversification and promotion of Georgian wine export markets, as wine professionals and trade representatives from different countries of the world gather here”, the Agency said.

The Vinitaly trade fair hosted about a thousand companies from 60 countries, while the Orange Wine Festival exhibition of amber wines saw 87 wineries from 11 countries converge to the event.

The body added it had promoted Georgian wines in the United States, Europe and Southeast Asian countries since 2013 to diversify target markets.