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International charity conference for winegrowers and winemakers will be held in Uzhhorod on December 15-16

On December 15-16, 2022, the IV International Charitable Scientific and Practical Conference “Viticulture and winemaking of Ukraine under martial law: learning to win!” will be held in Uzhhorod, in the premises of the Transcarpathian Regional Philharmonic. Picturesque Transcarpathia, which has long been a wine region, will welcome everyone who wants to develop the wine industry and show that Ukrainian winemaking is worthy of world recognition. The participants of the event will discuss the effective care of vineyards, modern technologies in winemaking and production of cognacs, grappa, chacha and other drinks and products from grapes. The conference will include a charity auction of goods and services for viticulture and winemaking, the proceeds from which will be used to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in particular, to purchase winter ammunition and medicines.

The organizer of the conference is the media group “Technologies and Innovations”.
The conference will be held with the support of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration, the Association of Winegrowers, Winemakers and Distillers of Transcarpathia, the PU “UKRSADVINPROM”, the Association “Ukrsadprom”, the “Ukrvinprom” Corporation.
Scientific patronage is provided by the Odesa National Technological University, Uzhhorod National University (Department of Horticulture and Viticulture), the National Scientific Center “Institute of Viticulture and Winemaking named after V.E. Tairov” of the NAAS of Ukraine.
The charity auction will be held with the support of the Charitable Foundation “Strong and Free”.
The key idea of the conference is to demonstrate to Ukrainian producers of wines and other beverages how to create and develop a successful viticulture and winemaking business even in wartime, to popularize the latest technologies of growing and processing of grapes from the ground to the finished product – wine and other beverages made from grapes.
The conference program is designed for 2 days:
December 15 – conference day, during which Ukrainian and foreign experts, representatives of leading wine technology companies, scientists, winegrowers and winemakers will speak. Speakers will share successful experience in growing technical and table grapes, talk about the situation in Ukrainian viticulture, outline the main problems and ways to solve them.
At the beginning of the conference day there will be a round table discussion on the key topic “Ukrainian viticulture and winemaking under martial law: learning to win!”. The discussion will be attended by heads of wineries and vineyards, representatives of industry associations, scientists.
Along with the plenary session, there will be an exhibition of equipment and materials for the production of wines and cognacs, as well as technologies for growing table and industrial grapes, presentation of new grape varieties. Also during the event, there will be an exhibition of products of viticultural and winemaking enterprises.
During the conference day there will be a presentation of wines and other drinks from Ukrainian producers. Conference participants will be able to discover new quality wines and taste them.
December 16 – business tour to winegrowing and winemaking enterprises of Transcarpathia with tasting and presentation of new technologies for winemaking and viticulture.
We invite owners and managers, technologists, agronomists of large wineries, small and medium-sized growers of table and industrial grapes, winemakers, producers of spirits made from grapes and all those who are interested in establishing the production of high quality products through modern technologies, implementation of best practices presented by leading international and Ukrainian companies at the conference.
Picturesque Transcarpathia with a deep history of winemaking, with the beauty of the mountains, thermal waters and other highlights is waiting for you!
We all now live in a time when we need to unite and support the Ukrainian army, the Ukrainian economy and each other. Only then we will remain unbreakable! We are waiting for you!
Registration of participants and partners – by contacts:
Larysa Tovkach, tel.: +38 097 96 89 516
Anna Pankratenkova, tel.: +38 097 759 25 83
Iryna Petroniuk, tel.: +38 096 49 166 92
General Information Partner – international specialized magazine “Drinks. Technologies and Innovations” (Drinks.Technologies)
Media partners of the conference – specialized magazines “Horticulture and Vegetable growing. Technologies and Innovations”, “Yagidnyk”, (Ukraine), Wine of Ukraine (, Interfax-Ukraine news agency, “Heart of Wine” project (
Open4business is a partner of the international conference

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