International Center of Wine and Gastronomy on a Greek island of Corfu From 9 to 13 of May the 1st Food and Wine Festival was held, and the ICWAG has acted as its associate partner
The First International Ancient cities Forum (12-18 August 2018) In mid-August 2018, the ancient city of Ryazan (founded in 1095) will become a venue for The First International Ancient cities Forum, which will be participated by the world cities 500+ years old
Wines of Rueda showed their characters in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. At the end of April masterclasses of Spanish wines of appellation DO Rueda took place in two capital cities of Russia
Caballeros y Damas del Vino were awarded in Moscow On the 24th of April at the Moscow Ritz Carlton Hotel the 3rd annual award “Caballeros y Damas del Vino” was held. Master of ceremony, Leonid Gelibterman, Commander of the wine order Caballero del Vino (Spain), has held a festive event and has presented new participants of the Order
Wine and haute cuisine. The author’s dinner for IWFS members took place in Buloshnaya Restaurant House On 18th of April Leonid Gelibterman, Chairman of Moscow (National) based Russian Branch of the IWFS (International Wine and Food Society) have carried out a gastronomic dinner for the members of Society and guests in the restaurant house "Buloshnaya" on Zhitnaya street
Taste without borders and the development of gastronomic tourism in regions of the Silver necklace From April 19 to April 20 the 4th International ethnogastronomic forum "Taste without borders" organized by the Center of support of export of the Pskov region with assistance of the Administration of the Pskov region and the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy has taken place in Pskov
Portuguese wine feast in Moscow. Master-class and grand tasting Wines of Portugal 2018 On 17 of April, the capital hotel "Baltschug Kempinsky" has turned into "small Portugal" for hundreds of professionals of the alcoholic market and restaurant business from Moscow, other Russian regions and foreign countries
The President of ICWAG has discussed the prospects of the city of Yelets in the gastronomy tourism development On the fourth of April Leonid Gelibterman has held the special training seminar on gastronomy tourism for experts of the hospitality industry of the city of Yelets and the Lipetsk region
Cooperation of the ICWAG and the Republic of Dagestan: summary of Vizit Dagestan festival in Makhachkala From 24 to 28 of March in the capital of the Republic of Dagestan under the auspices of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy the 1st International Gastronomic festival Vizit Dagestan-2018 was held. Leonid Gelibterman became a member of the international jury of the culinary championship as a judge of WorldChefs-WACS and has also acted as the moderator of a round table concerning the opportunities of gastronomy tourism in Dagestan in frames of festival’s business programme
Visit of Leonid Gelibterman to Japan: results President of the International Centre of Wine and Gastronomy visited Tokyo and Kyoto in frames of preparation to the Russian Tourism Gastronomy Week in Japan
Press conference of the President of the ICWAG on the Russian Gastronomy Week in Greece On March 06, Leonid Gelibterman, the President of the ICWAG, as a Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the "Russian Gastronomy Weeks" project, held a press conference at the Russian Cultural Center in Athens
Congratulations on March 8 Day! Dear Women, please accept our most sincere and warm congratulations from the team of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy!
Greece taste beyond borders. Leonid Gelibterman at a gastronomy conference in Athens On March 05, the 1st International Hellenic Gastronomy Conference was held in the Greek capital, the honorary speaker of which was the President of the ICWAG
Cooperation between Russia and Mexico in the gastronomic field has received an official status On February 27, Leonid Gelibterman took part in the 5th session of the Russian-Mexican Mixed Commission on Cooperation in Culture, Education and Sports for 2018-2020
Uglich was included in the «Golden Ring of Russia» On February 14, Leonid Gelibterman took part in a meeting of the Council, held at the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Estonia enogastronomic: Leonid Gelibterman visited Tallinn and participated in the Tourest-2018 The President of the ICWAG, at the invitation of the "Estonian rural tourism" and the Estonian Travel and Tourism Association (ETFL), was a guest of the International exhibition Tourest-2018 and the Baltic Culinary Routes project
Portuguese wines and Kamchatka crabs: CAP Portugal dinner in Moscow On February 06, the Moscow restaurant Wine & Crab became a cozy meeting place for enogastronomic cultures of the two countries
The wines of sunny Portugal visited the Northern capital of Russia 01 February the delegation of the Portuguese winemakers arrived to St.-Petersburg.
Russian-Greek Forum in the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation 25 January Leonid Gelibterman will perform at the cultural-tourist Forum in frames of the Cross Year of tourism Russia-Greece
Gaidar Forum 2018 The President of the ICWAG participated in a panel discussion within the Gaidar Forum with a report on gastronomy tourism
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! International Center of Wine and Gastronomy wishes you great holidays!
Congratulations to the students of the WSET® Level 2 with a successful exam! International Center of Wine and Gastronomy is happy to congratulate the graduates of the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits group who have successfully completed training
The events of the Year of tourism Russia-Greece 2017-2018 were discussed in the Ministry of Culture December 8, Leonid Gelibterman took part in a Russian-Greek meeting at the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. The session was dedicated to the implementation of the «cross» Year of tourism Russia-Greece 2017-2018 events
Meeting of the President of the ICWAG with the Ambassador of Peru in Moscow On 7 December Leonid Gelibterman, at the invitation of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Peru to Russia His Excellency Benjamin Chimoy, attended a business lunch in the Moscow restaurant of the Peruvian cuisine Chicha
The Indonesian cuisine Festival in Moscow opening The President of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy Leonid Gelibterman, at the invitation of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Russia H. E. Wahid Supriyadi, as a guest of honor attended the gala dinner of the Indonesian cuisine Festival in Moscow opening
Round table in TASS on the gastronomy tourism development On 6 December Leonid Gelibterman took part in the round table chaired by the Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov, devoted to the gastronomy tourism development in Russia. The conference was held in the TASS press center in Moscow
Master classes on Rioja wines in Siberia On 28 and 30 November the snowy cities of Irkutsk and Novosibirsk welcomed Rioja wines from sunny Spain
Project workshops of the Rossotrudnichestvo on the integrated cultural and educational events On the 23th and 27th of November, at the invitation of the Rossotrudnichestvo the President of the ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman took part and made the reports in the project seminars organized at the initiative of the Rossotrudnichestvo
The opening of the UNWTO Silk Road Training and Capacity Building Programme in Valencia On 21th of November at the University of Valencia (Spain) a strategic session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Silk Road Training and Capacity Building Programme was opened.
A press conference on the Russian Gastronomy Week was held in Cyprus On October 12th the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Russian Gastronomy Weeks project, Leonid Gelibterman conducted a press conference in Cyprus
The criteria for inclusion of cities in the «Golden Ring of Russia» were discussed in the Ministry of culture On October 03rd, Leonid Gelibterman took part in the session of the Council on the issues of systematization of cultural and educational tourist route «Golden Ring of Russia» at the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Forum Visit Russia was held in Yaroslavl On the 28-29 of September in Yaroslavl the VII International Tourism forum «Visit Russia» took place. Leonid Gelibterman participated in the session devoted to the questions of increasing the attractiveness of the region for foreign tourists
Memorandum of cooperation between Japan and Russia on enogastronomy On September 21 in Tokyo the departments for tourism of Japan and Russia signed a Memorandum on cooperation in conducting Weeks of Gastronomy tourism in the framework of the
Orel Gastronomic Forum On September 27 a gastronomic forum in Orel took place, where Leonid Gelibterman moderated a round table «Prospects of the development of gastronomy tourism in the Orel region»
Conference of leaders of the tourist industry ITIF-2017 On September 18 within the International Tourism Investment Forum ITIF-2017 a conference of leaders of the tourist industry took place. President of the ICWAG participated in the pitch session «Travel services» with voting for the best innovative project
Happy World Tourism Day! International Center of Wine and Gastronomy (Affilated member of the UNWTO) congratulates professional of the tourism industry with their professional holiday!
You make our life bright, unforgettable and full of impressions, fill it optimism and unique discoveries!
We sincerely wish you success, prosperity and infinire positive! Easy way, pleasant companions and roules!
International conference on wine and food tourism at the «Leisure-2017» exhibition On the 20th of September in the framework of the International forum-exhibition «Leisure-2017» the 2nd International conference on wine and food tourism «Travel with taste?» was held under the moderating by Leonid Gelibterman
Round table on gastronomy tourism in Suzdal On the 8th of September a round table on «Topical issues of the gastronomy tourism development. The formation of the gastronomic map of Russia» was held in Suzdal. A business discussion, which was attended by Leonid Gelibterman, took place in frames of the II Festival of Mead (honey drink) — which was attended by Leonid Gelibterman, took place in frames of the II Festival of Mead (honey drink) — «Mead fest».
International Forum-Festival «Gastronomy tourism and Street Food» in Kaliningrad In the period from 30 August to 03 September 2017 the first international Forum-festival «Gastronomy tourism and Street food» was hosted in the city of Kaliningrad. It was officially supported by the World Tourism organization (UNWTO), the Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism), the Government of the Kaliningrad region, the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia, the National Culinary Association and was organized by the Kaliningrad Street Food project and the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy.
The Best Russian Street Food Project Was Chosen in Kaliningrad On the 2nd of September 2017 the organisers of the city picnic Street Food Weekend announced the winner of the Russian Street Food Awards which were held for the first time. The awards aim to choose the best street food project in the country and act as a national stage of the European Street Food Awards.
Russian Street Food Awards in Kaliningrad On the 1st and 2nd of September within the gastronomic Forum-festival in Kaliningrad, which is co-organized by ICWAG, the Russian Street Food Awards will be held. Leonid Gelibterman will be a part of the jury of the culinary contest
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 routes of the Great Silk Road. Journey for the taste, Astrakhan-2017 Between 07 and 09 July, a large-scale international forum-festival "Gastronomic routes 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Dear Partners and Friends! May this Holiday bring Peace and Joy for you!
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.
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.