Nine thousand bottles of DOK Gozo wine made by Ta’ Mena are on their way to Japan, the first such shipment to this market.

The announcement was made by Agriculture Parliamentary Secretary Clint Camilleri who said he had recently visited Japan hoping to identify trade possibilities.

There has been a campaign under way to promote the concept of Wines of Distinction, in conjunction with producers of DOK Malta, DOK Gozo and IGT Maltese Islands wines.