Georgian deputy economy minister promotes local wine at UNWTO wine tourism conference

  • At the event held between Monday and Wednesday, Kvrivishvili said the Georgian delegation had informed representatives of the international wine and tourism industry about development and achievements of the country’s wine and tourism sectors. Photo: Ministry of Economy

Agenda.ge, 22 Sep 2022 - 15:16, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian deputy economy minister Mariam Kvrivishvili featured at the World Tourism Organisation's sixth global conference on wine tourism to promote Georgian wine at the event hosted in Italy, the ministry announced on Thursday.

At the event held between Monday and Wednesday, Kvrivishvili said the Georgian delegation had informed representatives of the international wine and tourism industry about development and achievements of the country’s wine and tourism sectors.

We also met international partners and discussed future cooperation with them. I am glad that the wine tourism industry of Georgia is praised at the global level, and is an example for many countries of how the winemaking and tourism sectors should cooperate in order to achieve high results like [in] Georgia", Kvrivishvili said after her address to the conference.

Featuring over 30 international speakers and 300 professionals from the sector, the conference focused on the role of innovation in the future of wine tourism. 

Kvrivishvili participated in the event panel on the future of wine tourism, where she discussed necessary policies for advancing wine tourism together with the ministers from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Moldova, Portugal, San Marino and Serbia.

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