Rezi Tsetskhaedze

Ambassador Georgia

I am Georgian-born and bred Rezi Tsetskhladze, Winemaker and founder of “Pery Wines”, ‘’Zakara Cider’’ with a background in Enology and Viticulture and a Master’s in innovative wine marketing and tourism through the WINTOUR program (l’Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin de l’Université de Bordeaux, Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona (Spain) and the University of Porto (Portugal)). I am ASI certified sommelier & WSET 3.

From 2019 through 2020, I was a cellar rat at Rodney Strong in California, in 2021 worked for Maison Marchand-Tawse in Burgundy, Nuits-Saint-Georges with genius winemaker Pascal Marchand. I had the pleasure of working with international wine professionals: Debra Meiburg MW as a Communication and Marketing Executive at Meiburg Wine Media, and Lisa Granik MW as a taster for “Granik’s Guide to Georgian Wine”; I was a Brand Manager of historical Vazisubani Estate, as well as a wine specialist at National Wine Agency of Georgia.

I do consulting and education for Georgia’s wine production and sales sector also judging for International wine competitions: IWSC, BWT, AWT, and Qvevri International Wine Competition.