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V Black Sea Winemaking Forum will be held on 27 June – 29 June 2018 in Albena, the famous Black Sea resort near Varna, Bulgaria. The Forum will take place in the most luxury Bulgarian beach hotel Paradise Blue Hotel & Spa 5*, opened it’s doors in summer 2017.

The V Forum will be held under the OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine) high patronage and with the support of Ministries of Agriculture of Russia and Bulgaria. The V Forum will be co-organized by the Bulgarian Executive Agency on Vine and Wine.

The Forum is the region's largest specialized comprehensive branch event. A total of about 1500 participants, representing 30 countries and more than 400 enterprises and organizations took part in the events of the first four Forums.

The Forum traditionally consists of the following activities:

exhibition of winemaking enterprises and related sectors companies including the trade fair of wines and spirituous beverages (winemaking companies will be able to sell their products to the visitors, presented both by the forum’s participants and by the numerous tourists resting on the Bulgarian resorts this period);

conference “Founding of the functioning international platform to support the development of the Black Sea Region and the Balkan Peninsula winemaking sector”;

master classes and companies’presentations;

on the sidelines of the Forum the traditionally popular among the winemakers of the region International Wine Contest “Black Sea Wines” will also be held. The producers of the wines, brandy and other spirituous beverages of vitivinicultural origin will compete for the awards in accordance with the OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine) standards.

The Jury of the Contest consists of the leading experts from the countries of the region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Russia, Serbia and others). Chairmen of the Jury is Stanimir Stoyanov (Chairman of the Union of Oenologists of Bulgaria).

The Contest is an independent platform for the Black Sea Region wines international evaluation. The results of the Contest are particularly important for the consumers from the Russian speaking world, who are in general cannot follow the usual world known English ratings.

It is offered the special reimbursement program for the buyers: all the accommodation and transportation expenses will be covered by the organizers. The buyers from Russia and other Eurasian countries, interested in purchasing, distribution and selling of wine products from the countries of the Black Sea Region and Balkans are eligible (upon the special decision of the Black Sea Winemaking Board).

The organizers offer to other participants a substantial discount for the accommodation in the Paradise Blue Hotel & Spa 5*, Albena

Folk concerts and dinners in the best Bulgarian regional restaurants will be provided by the Bulgarian co-organizers for the participants during the Forum. On the 30th of June 2018 several excursion programs to the Bulgarian regions including visits to the leading Bulgarian wineries will be also offered free for the participants.

Please fill the registration form on-line.

Mission

Forum is held to support the practical cooperation mechanisms: networking of the traders and producers; mutual promotion of the products on the relevant international and regional markets; assistance in the legal protection on the markets in different countries of the region; analytical networking in the formation of the consolidated opinions for the market researchers and analysts; lobbying and the mutual support in informing about the decisions made (or intended to be made) by the relevant government authorities, responsible for the regulation and the development of the winemaking sector.

The annual meetings of the Forum determine basic directions for its other activities as a permanent body: they are exhibitions, tasting workshops, conferences, wine and spirits competitions.

Black Sea Winemaking Forum can also organize other types of activity to reach its goals.

Black Sea Winemaking Forum has its own brand logo, which may be used by the participants in their documentation and product labeling.

The Forum pays a special attention to the establishment of a special international system of independent ratings for wine products of companies-participants.

Forum participants consider the Black Sea Region as an area united not only by similar moderate resort- style climate and geographical peculiarities, but also as a region unified by the traditional culture of winemaking and relevant cuisine.

The peoples of the Black Sea Region countries traditionally have friendly attitude towards each other, they respect the traditions of the production and consumption of wine and culture of the feasts, they have very good mutual knowledge of the regional ethnic cuisines. The Black Sea region is the most affordable and a favorite destination for the tourists from the neighboring countries, including the countries which do not have a direct access to the Black Sea.

Winemaking requires protection of geographical and cultural uniqueness, because it is closely tied to the place of origin of vine and wine production. The preservation of the traditions, the support of the authentic winemaking production is the basic aim of the Black Sea Winemaking Forum participants.

Place аnd Time

V Black Sea Winemaking Forum will be held on 27 June – 29 June 2018 in Albena, the famous Black Sea resort near Varna, Bulgaria. The Forum will take place in the most luxury Bulgarian beach hotel Paradise Blue Hotel & Spa 5*, Albena, opened it’s doors in summer 2017. Ideally located in the center of the resort overlooking the sea, the hotel offers the highest comfort and standards of quality.

The organizers offer to all participants a substantial discount for the accommodation in the Paradise Blue Hotel & Spa 5*, Albena.

Address: Albena, 9620, Bulgaria

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