The wine company Schumiis one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality luxury Georgian wines, the motto of which is “IMPECCABLE QUALITY – FAITH IN TRADITIONS”.
The plant was founded in 2001. The name for the plant Schumi is not accidental. In Ancient Georgia,the word “SHUMI” meant “REAL, UNDILUTED WINE”.
The symbol of the wine company is GRIFFIN – a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the wings of a bird. According to ancient legend, it was the griffin who brought people that first bunch of grapes, from which then the vineyards started growing in the world.
The plant Schumiwith the capacity of 2.5-3 million bottles of wine a year is located in Tsinandali – the major center of winemaking in Georgia. Its main advantage – a complete, closed production cycle – growing, harvesting (from own vineyards) and processing of grapes, wine production, bottling and sale in the world market. For its wines, the company uses only its own grapes grown in vineyards located in all Georgian microzones:Ojaleshi, Mukuzani, Tsinandali, Kindzmarauli, Gurdzhuani, Khvanchkara, Vazisubani, Akhasheni, Napareuli.
The employees of the winery are experts led by renowned winemaker BichikoKumsiashvili, who had been the chief winemaker at wineriesAkura,Tsinandali and Telavi since 1966, and since 2001 he has been working at the winery Schumi.
AWARDS of the winery Schumi:
“PRODEXPO-2002”: Saperavi – gold medal, Kindzmarauli – silver medal, Tsinandali–bronze medal.
“Yalta. Golden Griffin-2002”: Khorheli – gold medal, Schumi Wine (red) – gold medal, Mukuzani– gold medal, Schumi Wine (white) – silver medal, brandyIori KVVK – gold medal .
In December 2002, in Georgia – in Tsinandali, a tasting contest of Georgian wines was held, where the medals were awarded to: Schumi Wine (white) – bronzemedal, Mukuzani – bronze medal, Saperavi – silvermedal, Tvishi – goldmedal, Schumi Wine(red) – goldmedal, Akhasheni – silvermedal. Brandy Iori – Three Stars and Iori–Five Stars– bronze medal, Iori–Four Stars–silver medal.
On May 13, 2006, Georgian National Wine Competition –“Georgia – Cradle of Wine” took place: silver medal – Schumi, dry white; diploma “Wine of the Highest Quality” – Saperavi, Mukuzani and Kindzmarauli; diploma “Chachaof the HighestQuality” – Special Kakhetian Chacha.