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.
Leonid Gelibterman took part in the events of the 27th International tourism exhibition Tourest-2018 in Estonia, the oldest and largest exposition fair for the tourists in the Baltic region. It was attended by nearly 600 exhibitors from 30 countries, the number of visitors reached more than 30,000 people. In frames of the business program for the diplomatic corps, the President of the ICWAG was invited to a conference dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Estonia, and went on a miniature tasting trip along Estonian culinary route in the hall "Taste Estonia!" with the degustation of unique gastronomic specialties from different regions of the country.
The President of the ICWAG held negotiations with the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information technologies of Estonia Mrs. Urve Palo, heads of Visit Estonia, representatives of the Ministry of Rural Affairs of Estonia, members of the European Parliament from Estonia, as well as with the leadership of Estonian public organizations of the tourism industry and restaurant business. During the Leonid’s visit, the agreements on the participation of the Estonian side in a number of international forums and conferences in the Russian Federation were reached. For its part, the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy will participate in several events in Estonia.
During the trip, Leonid Gelibterman gave interviews to leading Estonian medias, became a special guest of the broadcast on the Estonian radio and TV channels as an international expert in gastronomy tourism. The President of the ICWAG also presented to the Estonian public the handbook of journalist Nika Ganich "Estonia" in Russian language.
See media publications featuring Leonid Gelibterman here
An interview with Leonid Gelibterman for Raadio 4, Estonia:
Leonid Gelibterman in the "Coffee+" on Estonian TV. Expert in gastronomy: in Estonia milk is of impeccable quality, good farm vegetables and a lot of wild game - video