YEREVAN, October 3. / ARKA /. The French University of Wines Suze la Rousse may open a representation in Armenia, Mekhak Apresian, head of an economy ministry’s department dealing with tourism and regional development, said today.
He said a delegation led by the University director Rene Payan is visiting Armenia and is expected to discuss with Armenian authorities forms of cooperation.
The French delegation was to meet today with the leadership of the Agrarian University of Armenia to look into chances of establishing cooperation in the field of training and retraining of viticulture specialists, also sommeliers and other specialists in the field.
The delegation of the French university has arrived in Armenia to participate in the fifth traditional festival of wine, which will be held October 4-6 in three communities of Armenia - Rind, Areni and Yeghegnadzor.
Apart from being a showcase for great wine, the festival is a major event for traditional food making and tasting. The event program includes traditional dancing, singing, food-making and tasting, wine-making and tasting, traditional games, and contests and so on. .-0-