8th All-Russian summit of wine makers came to an end. It took place in Abrau-Durso. Festival organizers were Union of wine growers and wine makers of Russia, Russian winery “Abrau-Durso” with support of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia and Administration of the Krasnodar region.
Participants discussed problems of industry and plan of activities for the next year. Particular attention was focused on laws connected with this industry, state support and creation of the Federal agency for development of wine growing and wine making. Opening speech to participants was forwarded by the deputy chairman of the State Duma Sergey Neverov. The deputy noted that he had fulfilled his last year promise with regard to adaptation of the Federal Law “About development of wine growing and wine making in Russia” and introduction of amendments that regulate this industry.
«This not big but very considerable step was made. We have to make some corrections for the second hearing. It’s necessary to take into account the interests of the industry as well as the interests of consumers for whom qualitative grape wines planted in Russia are to be affordable. This is a common mission. And I am sure that all proposals that will be announced during this summit will be taken into consideration», — emphasized in the Neverov’s speech.
In the end of the forum rewarding of winners of taste-off competition “CUP of Union of wine growers and wine makers 2018” took place. This year the competition was held in two stages: taste-off of wines made from Russian grapes only.
Source of information: AlcoExpert.ru