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VI Black Sea Winemaking Forum will be held on 5-7 July 2019 in the biggest Black Sea resort - Sochi City, Russia. Sochi is the third biggest HoReCa regional wine market of Russia. The Forum will be held in the Sea Galaxy Hotel Congress & SPA.

Black Sea Winemking Forum is an international standing cooperation platform for wine sector of agricultural business and wine trade. The Forum is held with the support of Ministry of Agriculture of Russian Federation, Russian Union of Viticulturists and Winemakers, Association of Sparkling Wine Producers, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia, Association “Alliance of Wine Producers” and the Union of Bulgarian Enologists.

Organizational partners of the VI Black Sea Winemaking Forum in Sochi City are Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Association of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Sochi City, Association of Sochi Boutique Hotels, Agency for External Economic and Regional Relations of Sochi.

Black Sea Winemaking Forum is a standing international cooperation platform for wine sector of agricultural business and wine trade. Since 2014 it organizes annually the specialized comprehensive branch event. A total more than 3000 professionals from the wine business sector, representing about 40 countries and more than 500 enterprises and organizations took part in the events during the first five years history of the Forums. Under the auspices of the Forum since 2014 the collaborative events and business mission trips were organized in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Moldova, Romania and some other countries. The annual meetings of the Forum determine basic directions for its other activities in wine business sector as an international standing body: they are country business missions, country and regional press tours, wine companies and wine brands promotions, specialized exhibitions, tasting workshops, conferences, wine and spirits competitions.

The Forum consists of the following activities:

exhibition of winemaking enterprises (wines and spirituous beverages) and the related sectors companies, the exhibition will be opened both to the professionals and to the amateur wine lovers (Sochi residents and numerous tourists from many Russian regions and foreign countries resting in this fashionable resort during high season)

master classes and companies’ presentations, tastings parties in the best Sochi restaurants

International Wine Contest “Black Sea Wines” The producers of wines, brandies and other spirituous beverages will compete for the awards in accordance with the OIV standards.

The Contest is an independent platform cooperating with plenty of media recourses in the region targeting both the professional and the consumer audiences. The results of the Contest are widely publicized in the countries of the region and they are particularly important for the wine sales in the Russian speaking consumer markets (300 million people). These consumer audiences are in general cannot follow in English the results of other wine contests and ratings.

Participation in the “Black Sea Wines 2019” Contest is free for the VI Black Sea Winemaking Forum participants.

Please fill the provided registration form. In response you will be sent the Participation Packages information. The Forum’s organizers also offer different promotional Packages for the companies wishing to be a partner of the Forum.