Russia may have boycotted Georgian wine, but that doesn’t mean you have to.
Please join Georgian President Saakashvili and enjoy a taste of Georgian wine.
Elephants in Academia has more on this controversial boycott by Russia.
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Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, left holds up his glass of Georgian wine to toast visitors to a Festival of Georgian Wine in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on Monday, May 22, 2006. Saakashvili, who was in Ukraine for a summit, was promoting Georgian wine, which has been banned from one of its biggest markets, Russia. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Russia banned imports of Georgian wine and mineral water for health and safety reasons, but Georgia’s leaders said it was part of a political campaign to punish them for pro-Western policies.
The Registan says the “Freedom Wine” campaign is a looking like a win for Georgia.
Just a little reminder…
Georgia was that very Pro-American stop for George and Laura Bush last year- pictured here is Freedom Square.
I know the Anchoress remembers!