21 Jul KNIGHTLY FESTIVAL OF ROMANIAN WINE (FCVR)
We are honoured to invite you, on behalf of the Senate and the Romanian Consulate of the Ordo Equestris Vini Europae, to the third edition of the Romanian Wine Horse Festival (FCVR) which will take place from 30 September to 2 October this year, with an optional extension until 5 October 2022.
True to the promise that each edition will bring something more than the previous ones, this year’s edition of the FCVR will take place in the beautiful Dobrogio region, offering plenty of oenological, gastronomic and cultural experiences to all participants. The history of vine cultivation in the Carpathian-Danubian-Pontic area begins with Vitis vinifera silvestris, a wild vine, which appeared here around 7000 BC, from which important varieties are still grown in Romania today. The poet Ovid himself (43 BC – 17 AD), one of the classics of Latin literature, who was exiled by the Emperor Octavianus Augustus to the city of Tomis (modern-day Constanta), mentions in his writings the importance of vines in the Dobrogea region, and the many amphorae discovered in the area confirm that since ancient Roman times Dobrogea has been a hub of the wine trade.
By exploiting with dedication and professionalism the generous terroir between the Danube and the sea, CRAMA LIUTA, the official partner of this year’s FCVR, manages to transform grapes ripe under the rays of the Dobrogian sun and caressed by the Black Sea breeze into magical liqueurs that will surely delight your taste buds.
As a novelty compared to previous editions, in order to have a complete experience in the beautiful Dobroge, this year we will organize an optional extension to the Danube Delta, the best preserved delta in Europe and the only one in the world included entirely in the UNESCO heritage, where participants will have a very special program: boat rides on canals to discover the flora and fauna of the delta, safari in the Caraorman Forest (Black Forest) among ancient oaks and sand dunes of marine origin up to 9 meters high, truffle hunting with dogs, live cooking and wine tasting, Lipovenetian artistic performances and many other surprises.