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Ghvino Forum 2020 - Online Conference

Nov 11 | Wed |


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Please join us on Weds., Nov. 11th for the annual Ghvino Forum, which is virtual for the first time! It is free to attend, and this year’s theme is “The Science of Wine.” The sessions are:

11am-1:30 pm (ET): History, Archaeology, and Botany; lectures include • 11-11:10 am: Opening remarks by Mamuka Tsereteli, President, America-Georgia Business Council • 11:10-11:40 am: “Biocultural process behind the Georgian Wine Story” by David Lordkipanidze, Director, National Museum of Georgia • 11:45am-12:15 pm: “Recent Discovery: Earliest Grape Wine from Georgia” by Patrick McGovern, University of Pennsylvania • 12:15-12:45 pm: “Status update on Research Projects in Botany, Varietals, and Climate” by David Maghradze, National Wine Agency, Georgia

3:30-5pm (ET): Economics of Wine in Georgia and Beyond • 3:30-4pm: “Wine in the Times of COVID” by Tornike Kordzaia, Head of Research, TBC Capital • 4-4:30 pm: “Internationalization of Wine Grape Varieties: Evidence from a Revised Global Database” by Kym Anderson, University of Adelaide • 4:30-5pm: Discussion

Venue: Online

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