Thursday, February 21, 2013

Georgia to sponsor wine tourism conference in Zagreb

21.02.2013 (Hvino News). Georgia will participate in 5th International Wine Tourism Conference (IWINETC). The event will take place on 15 - 17 March in Zagreb, Croatia.

Dimitri Kumsishvili, First Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, said that the event will be attended by representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and the National Tourism Administration. Georgia's National Wine Agency and National Tourism Administration are the gold sponsors of Zagreb's conference.  Next year the conference will take place in Georgia, according to Mr. Kumsishvili.

Report "Wine Tourism Destination Georgia" will be presented by John Wurdeman, owner of Pheasant's Tears winery.

Georgian wine tasting will be held during the conference, scheduled for March 16. Represented wines will include Kondoli Vineyards Rkatsiteli 2009, Qvevri Traditional Kakhetian, Kisi & Chateau Mukhrani Reserve Du Prince 2007 Saperavi.

IWINETC is the only international event dedicated to the commercialization of wine tourism products thanks to a one-day Wine Tourism Workshop which enables agents to privately meet with wine tourism experience providers.

According to organizers, IWINETC is the most important international wine tourism event of the year: "The extensive 2 – day talk programme offers more than 30 cutting edge professional education opportunities. Speakers from around the world come to Zagreb to deliver the latest key issues and hot topics within the rapidly growing world wine and culinary tourism industry". 

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