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.
The President of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy in his speech emphasized the necessity of the correction of the Azerbaijanian wines image in the minds of Russian consumers. He also drew the participants' attention to the importance of the development of gastronomic tourism in the region. Today a special value for Azerbaijan in this regard represents the country's participation in the special project «Gastronomic routes of the Great Silk Road», which is included in the program «Silk Road» of the World Tourism organization (UNWTO).
The round table was also attended by trade representative of Russia in Azerbaijan, representatives of the Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan, officials of the Ministries of economy, tourism and agriculture of Azerbaijan, industry experts and journalists of the Azerbaijanian and the Russian media (RIA Novosti, VESTI.AZ, the Sputnik-Azerbaijan, «Russian Winemaking», «Digestive», «Russian Vodka and Wine», «Pro Wine», «Wine Weekly» etc.).