Our congratulations to the President of the ICWAG! On August 13th the wonderful person, the real enthusiast of his job, the professional and the expert — the President of the ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman celebrated his birthday
Touristic forum «New start of the Golden ring of Russia» in Sergiev Posad The President of ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman took part in the Forum and shared with the audience the plans of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy for the development of the tourism in Russia
Russian-Indonesian business forum in Moscow On 04th of August 2017 Leonid Gelibterman took part in the Russian-Indonesian business forum, organized by the Business Council for cooperation with Indonesia together with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
International Forum Gastronomy Tourism and Street Food At the end of August 2017 the Russian city of Kaliningrad will host the International Forum on Gastronomy Tourism and Street Food. This event is organized by the Government of the Kaliningrad region together with the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy, the Russian National Culinary Association and the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia. The forum is supported by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
The meeting of the Ambassadors of the countries-members of CCAMLR in Moscow On July the 19th 2017 a business dinner «Antarctica-2020», organized with the assistance of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy, was held
Gastronomic roads of the Great Silk Road. Travel for taste, Astrakhan-2017 Between 07 and 09 July, a large-scale international forum-festival "Gastronomic roads of the Great Silk Road" was held in Astrakhan with the support of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm). The co-organizer of the forum was the International Center of Wine and gastronomy
International lunch of the International Wine & Food Society in Saint-Petersburg On the 04th of July 2017 at the restaurant «Tsentralny» in Saint-Petersburg a joint gastronomic lunch of the members of the International Wine & Food Society (IWFS), organized by the Moscow (National) branch, headed by Leonid Gelibterman, was held
Agreement on cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Khakassia and the International Center of wine and gastronomy In the period from June 30 to July 2, the President of the ICWAG Mr. Gelibterman participated in the VII International Cultural and Tourism Forum "Historical and Cultural Heritage as a Resource of Socio-Cultural Development", held in the Republic of Khakassia
The Round table in the Moscow Regional Duma On the 15th of June the Moscow Regional Duma held a round table «Development and popularization of branded tourist routes of the Moscow region». Leonid Gelibterman took part in the session
National conference on the promotion of regional and product brands in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation On the 14th of June in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation the II National conference «The promotion of regional and product brands of Russia» was held, where important issues of creation and development of domestic brands were discussed
The exhibition of Irish drinks in Moscow On the 08th of June at the Embassy of Ireland the presentation of the drinks of the «emerald isle» for the alcohol industry professionals took place. The exhibition was organized by the Moscow representation of Irish Food Board, Bord Bia, with the assistance of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy
The battle of restaurateurs in Samara On the 06th and 07th of June in Samara, with the support of the government of the region the gastronomic event «The battle of restaurateurs» took part, that brought together professionals of the hospitality industry, restaurant business, tourism business, business communities and media representatives
International forum-festival «Gastronomic routes of the Great Silk Road» in Astrakhan In the period from the 07th to 09th of July 2017 the first international forum-festival «Gastronomic routes of the Great Silk Road. Journey for the taste, Astrakhan 2017» will be held in the ancient Russian city on the Volga
The 300th anniversary of Peter the Great’s visit in Antwerpen On the 3rd of June at the Antwerp city hall with the support of mayor of the city Mr. Bart de Bever the celebrations of the 300th anniversary of the visit of the Russian Emperor Peter the First in this Belgian city were held
IV Salon GUÍA PEÑÍN-2017 in Moscow The first day of summer, the 1st of June 2017, was marked by the traditional «IV Salon GUÍA PEÑÍN: Best wines of Spain in Moscow», which was held in capital hotel «Balchug Kempinski» with the support of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy
«Football menu» of the restaurants and cafes in Kaliningrad region From 26 to 28th of May, on the initiative of the Minister of culture and tourism of the Kaliningrad region Andrey Ermak, a group of Moscow experts with Leonid Gelibterman, was invited to evaluate the «football menu» of restaurants and cafes in Kaliningrad, Zelenogradsk and Svetlogorsk
Days of Chile 2017 in Russia For several years, the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy (ICWAG) from Moscow, on behalf of the Embassy of Chile in the Russian Federation, organizes a series of events aimed at the expanding trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Chile
«The wine «Silk Road»: economic cooperation of Russia and Azerbaijan in the field of wine and tourism» On May the 23th, Leonid Gelibterman took part in the round table «The wine «Silk Road»: economic cooperation of Russia and Azerbaijan in the field of winemaking and tourism», which was organized within the business mission of the Black sea forum of winemaking in Azerbaijan
Post-event press release: A session in the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation on the theme of gastronomy tourism with the participation of the ICWAG On the 17th of May 2017 in the Council hall of the Civic chamber of the Russian Federation a round table on the theme «Gastronomy tourism as factor of development of inbound and domestic tourism in Russia» was held
Enogastronomic press-tour to Armenia From 4 to 8 May at the invitation of the organizers of the festival «Wine Days» the President of ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman, together with correspondents of Top Flight magazine, web-portal Lenta.ru and Chef of the Queen of Denmark, took part in an enogastronomic tour to Armenia
IX Coordinating Council for tourism under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation On May 13th the IX Coordinating Council for tourism under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation was held in the Ryazan Region. Leonid Gelibterman, President of the ICWAG, took part in this event
IV Salon GUÍA PEÑÍN: The best wines of Spain in Moscow On June 1st 2017 at the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel will take place IV Salon GUÍA PEÑÍN: The best wines of Spain in Moscow. The visitors of the Salon will be given a unique opportunity to taste the best Spanish wines according to GUÍA PEÑÍN 2017
International forum-festival «Gastronomic tourism and Street food» in Kaliningrad On April 29th Leonid Gelibterman, at the invitation of the Government of the Kaliningrad region, went to Kaliningrad with working visit. The purpose of the trip were the negotiations about holding the International forum-festival «Gastronomic tourism and Street food» on August 30-31st 2017 in the region
Four Seasons Cyprus Hotel is an official partner of the RGN 2017 International center of wine and gastronomy signed a cooperation agreement with Four Seasons Hotel Cyprus (Limassol) in the organization of the Russian gastronomic week 2017 in Cyprus, that will be held from 13th till 17th of November
The first Salon of Rioja wine in Ekaterinburg On April 25th of 2017 the first Salon of Rioja wines in the Urals was held in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Ekaterinburg
Business Conference «School of Agrotourism» On April 20th of 2017 the business conference «School of agrotourism» was held in Krasnodar. At the invitation of the Ministry of resorts, tourism and the Olympic legacy of Krasnodar region, the President of ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman took part in the official event
The Silk Road in the Southern Federal District On April 14, at the invitation of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Leonid Gelibterman took part in the conference on the Interregional Tourist Project "The Silk Road in the Southern Federal District"
«Bolshoy Ural – 2017» (Big Ural – 2017) On April 7-8 in Yekaterinburg, at the invitation of the organizers, Leonid Gelibterman took part in the International Tourist Forum «Bol'shoy Ural – 2017» (Big Ural – 2017)
News Russian gastronomy week 2017 From March 28th to 30th, within the framework of the programme of preparation of the "Russian Gastronomy Week 2017", Iakovos Yannaku completed an internship at “Chestnaya kukhnya” restaurant in Moscow under the leadership of the eminent chef Sergei Eroshenko
Salon of wines of the Rioja region Salon of wines of the Rioja region (DOCa Rioja) will open doors to the representatives of the alcohol market at the Hyatt Regency hotel, the Ball room, from 14:00 to 19:00 on April 25. Address: bld. 8, Boris Yeltsin Street, Yekaterinburg
Discover the Rioja Master class on the Rioja wines (DOCa Rioja), Rostov-on-Don
Evening of the Greek cuisine at the residence of the Embassy of Greece The event, organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization within the framework of the 24th Moscow International Exhibition "Travel and Tourism"
Russian regions on the Silk Road: assessment of tourism development The seminar assessed the potential of developing Silk Road tourism itineraries and products in Russia. Attended by representatives of the Russian regions and tourism stakeholders from the public and private sector, additional issues discussed included the creation of competitive tourism products and joint Silk Road marketing and branding opportunities.
Cooperation agreement with FEHR Cooperation agreement between Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia (FRIO) and the Spanish Federation of the Hotel and Restaurant Industry (FEHR)
Russian-Japanese conference on tourism At the conference there were discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in the sphere of tourism, promoting and expanding the gastronomic tours and sea cruises variety between the two countries
Mass events as a factor for the domestic tourism development Training conference in the field of event tourism
Wines of Portugal. Wine and Dine Master-class for the experts of the alcohol market and the Grand-Tasting of the wines of Portugal in Russia
The New Wines of the Old World The master class and the dinner-degustation on the Bulgarian wines with the support of the National Chamber of Winegrowers and Winemakers
Russian Gastronomy Week - the Project Presentation The official ceremony on announcement of results of the competition “Taste Experience – 2016”
On the 8th of February in Moscow - The New Wines of the Old World The unique master class on the Bulgarian wines will be hold with the support of the National Chamber of Winegrowers and Winemakers in Moscow.
Gastronomy experiences The common project of the Russian State University of Tourism and Service, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Happy New Year International Center of Wine and Gastronomy wishes you a very happy New Year!
Second Russian Gastronomy Week in Madrid and Barcelona In the period from 22 to 27 November 2016 in Madrid and Barcelona there was successfully held the Second Russian gastronomy week (RGW), organized by the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy (Moscow) with the active support of the Russian Embassy in Spain and the Russian Consulate General in Barcelona.
XVI All-Russia summit of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers From 17 to 20 October in Moscow the major Event in the field of HoReCa takes place
Dinner at the Petrovsky Palace. Representatives of 23 countries met in Moscow for the informal Dinner, dedicated to the protection of the territory of the Ross Sea along the Pacific coast of Antarctica.
World Tapas Day. Travel to the Flavour of Spain. This Event will be celebrated simultaneously in many cities around the world.
III Salon of the best Spain wines GUÍA PEÑÍN 2016. Professionals and experts in the wine industry, importers, distributors, buyers, restaurateurs, sommeliers and cavists, representatives of specialized shops and journalists took part on the 1st of June in the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel (Moscow) in tasting of the best wines of Spain.
Ural Championship. VI BBQ Festival in Ekaterinburg. The VI BBQ Festival took place in the Mayakovsky central park of Ekaterinburg.
The Power of Russia is in a unique variety of Dishes. Leonid Gelibterman, the president of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy speaks about the phenomenon of gastronomic tourism.
Business in Russia: Keys to Success. How to make business with the Russians and What one should wait from it?
Ambassadorial dinner in the Siberian restaurant “Chemodan”. Introducing the Diplomatic Corps of foreign countries with the Russian gastronomic culture.
Gastronomy contest on foodstyling with cup awards FoodStyle 2016. On May 23 in Standup Club #1 (Moscow) the second (in succession) and the only one in Russia Gastronomy contest on foodstyling with cup awards FoodStyle 2016.
II World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Lima. In the period from 27 to 29 of April the II World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism took place in Lima Convention Center, Peru.
6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting. On April 22-25, 2016 the 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting took place in Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran. The Event was organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with support of the Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Association (ICHTO) and the West Azerbaijan Province.
II UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism. World Tourism Organization with support of the government of Peru and Basque Culinary Center will gather in Lima more than 2,000 participants from 56 countries of the world.
Business protocol. Seminar and Tasting in Madrid. Seminar on Protocol of Business Negotiations for the Spanish businessmen, experts, representatives of tourism and marketing .
Beginning of the Sun. Day of Japan in Tolyatti. Gastronomy event and Prize-drawing in Steak House RIBAY restaurant in Tolyatti.
Best Spanish wines in Moscow GUÍA PEÑÍN 2016
Event with Taste. “Eventive Russia”, the First All-Russian Forum on Tourism. Intensive training program on event tourism for organizers of tourist events, travel companies and hoteliers from different regions of Russia.
Taste of Chile in Yaroslavl. Press conference, round table, mini-exhibition and VIP-dinner were held within the framework of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Chile to the Russian Federation Mister Juan Eduardo Eguiguren’s visit to Yaroslavl.
Russia-Spain Cross-Year of Tourism. On April 5-6, the president of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy Leonid Gelibterman took part in the Opening Ceremony of the Russia-Spain Cross-Year in Madrid, and then participated in the Casa de Rusia Opening in Barcelona.
Magazine “Gurman. Supplement to the “Delovoy Peterburg” newspaper”. Leonid Gelibterman commented on the Gurman’s article: “The City ate, the City eats and the City will eat”.
Round Table “Major Events – the city economic powerhouse”. Round Table Agenda included discussion of questions dealing with major international events organization with specific reference to its mechanism influence on the city’s economy.
Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia new assignment. The president of “International Center of Wine and Gastronomy” accepted the offer from the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia to head the sector concerning questions of cooperation between international enterprises and gastronomic tourism as its vice-president.
Wine card in Moscow. ‘Moi Rayon’s round table results. Experts and producers told about how to accustom metropolitan consumers to good Russian wines.
One Vadim. The history of Russian traditional drinks. The president of “International Center of Wine and Gastronomy” calls as a guest of Vadim Tihomirov at “Mayak” radio.
Meeting ‘Baltic Sea Culinary Routes”. The project mission is cooperation between two countries dealing with Baltic region cuisine promotion and regional gastronomic tourism projects development.
Gastronomic roads of Baltic Cuisine. “Baltic Dinner” together with Leonid Gelibterman and the Moscow (National) Branch members of the IWFS – International Wine &Food Society.
The Taste of Chile in Tolyatti. Leonid Gelibterman, the president of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy together with José Campusano Alarcón, Minister Plenipotentiary, Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Chile in the Russian Federation and the chief of Chile Trade Representation in Russian Federation, visited Tolyatti on February 14-15.
CAP Portugal on its road to Russia Portuguese Farmers’ Confederation (Agricultures de Portugal, CAP) joining together 300 agricultural organizations from all the Portuguese regions, presented 11 Portuguese vineyards in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow.
CAP Portugal on its road to Russia. Portuguese Farmers’ Confederation (Agricultures de Portugal, CAP) joining together 300 agricultural organizations from all the Portuguese regions, presented 11 Portuguese vineyards in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow.
Discover the Rioja Regulatory Council of the DOCa Rioja organized the seminar and wine degustation “Discover the Rioja” in Yekaterinburg on November 17th.
On November 12th DO Alicante with the support of Marca España conducted the International Congress of the Monastrell variety in Alicante.
«Discover the Rioja» a seminar and wine degustation in Nizhny Novgorod «Discover the Rioja» is a slogan under which the Regulatory Council of the DOCa Rioja gathered professionals of the Nizhniy Novgorod region alcoholic market at a seminar and wine degustation of the most famous Spanish wine region.
The cosmic universe of biodynamic wines / Bio-dyna-cosmis wines. The profession of biologist helps me not only learn how to observe, but also elevates the imagination. With experience, this happens automatically – you establish a phenomenon and try to understand its essence. But making sense does not always work. For example, I do not always understand the physical meaning of the actions and rituals of biodynamic wines producers, but it is an excellent opportunity to dream up and to compare the facts.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Dear Partners and Friends! May this Holiday bring Peace and Joy for you!
“Journey for the Taste. Georgian Feast” Today (October 24th, 2014) the “Journey for the Taste. Georgian Feast” film with Leonid Gelibterman as a host will be demonstrated on the “Telekafe” channel.
Starts at 1.45 p.m.
The first regional salon of Portuguese wines and food products The First Regional Salon of Portuguese Wines and Food Products will be held in November 13th, 2014 in the “Novotel Yekaterinburg Center” Hotel.
Nationwide Summit of Russian Winemakers in Abrau-Durso Leonid Gelibterman was invited by Leonid Popovich, the president of the Association of Winegrowers and Winemakers of Russia, and the management of “Abrau-Durso” to participate in the Nationwide Summit of Winemakers of Russia that took place on October 18th, 2014.
Leonid Gelibterman on the Telekafe channel Two films about Georgia with the participation of Leonid Gelibterman air on the Telekafe TV channel on October.
The 99th UNWTO Session in Uzbekistan The 99th UNWTO Session was held in Samarkand in October 1st - 4th.
The “Journey to Rioja” contest results Congratulations to the winners of the "Journey to Rioja" contest! The lucky winners are Alex Bystrov who took a part in the creative competition and Akingul Chontaeva – a waiter at Lizarran restaurant.
Trip to Switzerland The delegation of the representatives of the Russian business field visited Switzerland from September 29th to October 3rd.
The IWFS meeting Another meeting of the International Wine and Food Society members was held in the Chagal restaurant on Tuesday, October 7th.
Wine and Spirit Education Trust Courses 2015 In 2015 the WSET courses will be held in Moscow in the period from 13 to 22 February
“Travel in style”. International sammit on wine and gastronomy tourism 10th International Trade Fair For Luxury Travel Otdykh Luxury 2014
Rioja Wine Salon September 10, 2014. the Lumiere Brothers Center of Photography (Moscow) opened its doors to lovers of noble wines from the most famous wine region of Spain - Rioja.
Wine salon of Rioja wines in Moscow (Russia) On the 10th of September, 2014 in the Centre of photography of Lumiere brothers, “Krasniy Oktyabr” factory (Moscow) will take place the wine salon of Rioja wines (Spain)
Leonid Gelibterman on air on “Mayak” radio told about alcohol drinks, produced in Ancient Russia On the 24th of July, 2014, “Studiya Luch” (Studio Luch) on “Mayak” radio invited as a guest the president of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy – Leonid Gelibterman.
Wine & Spirit Education Trust courses 2014 From the 8th to 16th of July, 2014 in Moscow were held courses of international school Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®).
The First International Forum-Festival under the UNWTO «Development Opportunities of Gastronomic Tourism in Russia» The first international forum-festival "Development Opportunities of Gastronomic Tourism in Russia" was organized by the Federal Agency for tourism (Rostourism), the Government of the Novgorod region and the Administration of Veliky Novgorod under the UNWTO.
Forum-Festival «Development Opportunities of Gastronomic Tourism in Russia» From the 11th to 13th of July in Velikiy Novgorod (Russia) will be held the First International Forum-Festival under the UNWTO
Interview with L. Gelibterman on “Mayak” radio President of ICWAG discussed the peculiarities of gastronomic tourism in Russia with the hosts of the program and the radio listeners
IV Festival-presentation of tourists’ resources of Volga Federal Region “Open Volga” was held from the 6th to 8th of June in Orenburg (Russia) International Center of Wine and Gastronomy took part in one of round-table discussions of the festival-presentation
WACS training seminar of Russian judges From the 31st of March until the 1st of April, 2014 in Moscow was held special training seminar of international judges among Russian specialists
Gastronomic dinner “Once upon a time in Monaco” On the 10th of April, 2014 in Moscow Nobu restaurant was held gastronomic dinner dedicated to the culture and tourism to Monaco
Wine and Spirit Education Trust 2014 courses In July in Moscow WSET courses of 2d and 3d levels will be held
Session of Russian-Spanish working group for tourism On the 18th of March 2014 in Moscow was held the regular session of Russian-Spanish working group for tourism
Wines of Portugal - Annual Grand Tasting and seminar On the 15th of April 2014 the professional tasting and the seminar for Tejo region wines will be held in Swissotel (Moscow, Russia)
Wine salon Guía Peñín: the best wines of Spain in Moscow On 23d of April 2014 in Moscow the professional wine salon Guía Peñín 2014 will take place
Results of the autumn session of Wine and Spirit Education Trust courses All the second level students of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust courses in autumn session have successfully passed the final exam
Gastronomic dinner in Embassy of Republic of Colombia. On 17th of December 2013 the Ambassador of Colombia in Russia His Excellency Rafael Francisco Amador Campos invited guests to his Moscow residence for the pre-Christmas gastronomic dinner. The author of the dishes was the famous Colombian chef Mr. Gabriel Algarin.
Portuguese Wine Tasting The tasting of Portuguese wine from different regions took place in Garden Ring hotel, Moscow on October 30, 2013
International rural tourism conference On October 17, 2013 the president of ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman took part as speaker in the work of "International rural tourism conference"
Visit of importers to DAO region (Portugal) October 14 - October 17 the trip of companies - importers from Russia to the region of DAO (Portugal) took place
Portugal Market Week 2013 Will take place on October 8, 2013 at the hotel 'National ', Moscow
Seminar “Business in Switzerland: questions and answers” Took place in Moscow on September, 24. The venue – Zubovs Estate.