Russian ban in 2006 on wine from Moldava and Georgia

In 2006, during a political dispute with Moldava and Georgia, Russia banned wine imports from the two former Soviet republics on the unlikely ground that they were contaminated with pesticides.  For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on December 6, 2007 at 12:53 PM in Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Wine | Permalink

Beer in postsocialist Georgia (article)

Paul Manning and Ann Uplisashvili, "'Our Beer': Ethnographic Brands in Postsocialist Georgia," American Anthropologist 109/4 (December 2007): 626-641.

Posted by David Fahey on December 5, 2007 at 10:38 PM in Advertising, Beer, Georgia | Permalink