grape farmers

Grape farmer continue to protest in Georgia’s wine region Kakheti

By | September 15th, 2015|Categories: Economy|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Farmers continued their protest in the Georgian wine region Kakheti on Monday and clashed with police as they blocked the main highway. Several people were detained by police as they cleared the road. One member of parliament was attacked. […]

Farmers in eastern Georgia block road in protest against low grape prices

By | September 12th, 2015|Categories: Economy|Tags: |

From a farmer’s protest in Sighnaghi in 2011. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In the eastern Georgian region of Kakheti, farmers have been protesting for several days because of low price of grapes, which is their only source of income. Four people were detained during a protest Thursday in Gurjaani, as farmers blocked the […]

Farmers demand payment for wine grapes

By | October 11th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–More than 100 farmers demand to be paid for grapes they delivered to the wine maker Shildi. Two days ago, the farmers rallied outside the plant demanding their payment immediately. They told journalists that many of them should be paid thousands […]