YEREVAN, October 4. /ARKA/. Fruitfull Armenia’s Eighth Annual Agricultural Forum “Prospects for development of viticulture and winemaking in Armenia” is kicked off in Yerevan.
“This event was long-anticipated, and it is special as it gives an exclusive opportunity to discuss agricultural issues with the professionals,” Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said at the forum opening.
According to him, the forum participants will try to find new solutions for agricultural development in Armenia.
“The important thing is also the sphere’s specialists who will present their work during one year, and introduce new innovative solutions,” he added.
Sargsyan also highlighted that President Serzh Sargsyan had underscored the development of agricultural sphere as the country’s economic priority two years ago. That is why, the government is implementing activities for this agriculture’s gradual modernization.
“ I believe, the forum will reveal the new tendencies and methods for development of viticulture, one of the most important sectors of agriculture,” he added.
Famous winemakers, viticulturists and marketers from France, Argentina, Austria and other countries participate in the forum.
Michel Rolland, one of the most famous enologists in the world, world wine guru, will also attend the forum. Together with the other
experts he will degustate the whole wine assortment presented by Armenian winemakers at the forum.
Fruitfull Armenia is an independent non-for-profit organization established to foster the development of the farming and food processing market sectors in Armenia. It has been organizing agro- forums in Yerevan since 2005.-0-