A large-scale wine festival took place in the Odessa region

12 November 2018, 18:00
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During the weekend a large-scale wine festival took place in the city of Bolgrad, Odessa Oblast. More than 40 wine-makers from different parts of Odesa region, as well as from Bulgaria and Moldova presented their products in the central square of the city. This was reported by the head of the department of tourism, recreation and resorts of the Odessa regional state administration Oleksandr Sheka.

"The festival is held annually, it's already the eighth" Bolgrad Wine Fest ". It is part of the tradition of winemakers in the region, and for the region - an element of distinctive culture and gastronomic tourism ", - said Alexander Sheka.

For the first time during the festival, everyone who wanted had an opportunity to try himself as a wine-maker and to participate in the process of pressure of grapes. Traditionally, visitors were able to taste a wide range of wines and taste a variety of national Bulgarian dishes, including coffee bar, brynza, millet and homemade sausages.

Bulgarian, Albanian, Gagauz, Moldavian and other folk groups performed entertainment at the festival. There was also a fair on the territory where folk craftsmen presented their own products from ceramics, sheep wool, a variety of embroidery and paintings.

Recall the development of tourism - one of the priorities of the Strategic Action Plan of the chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Maxim Stepanov "Intelligent Region" in 2017-2019. For this purpose, various directions of tourism are developed in the region: gastronomic, cultural-cognitive, ecological and recreational.