Great things can be achieved by working together. That’s how Mariam Orjonikidze, a Georgian diplomat posted in the Czech Republic, views a series of training sessions on economic diplomacy supported by the EU4Business initiative and implemented by the EBRD.
With over 8,000 years of rich wine-making traditions, Georgia is often called the “Cradle of Wine.” Although it’s a relatively small wine producer, Georgia’s worldwide exports are growing every year.
Stylishly furnishing your house requires particular know-how in Georgia. The country is not home to many well-known interior decor brands, while ordering from abroad is usually expensive and logistically complex.
This story begins more than eight years ago with the tasting of a single glass of traditional wine at a family wine cellar in the village of Ateni, Georgia.
Four years ago, Paata Makhatadze decided to bring to life an old soviet-era nursery that used to produce millions of shoots. He, together with his partner Zurab Ghviniashvili, started his agricultural journey with a piece of equipment inherited from his father.