Wines of Turkey Director Taner Öğütoğlu states that they received very good comments by wine professions and members of the press from their wine tasting. Explaining that they proved themselves at last year's organization with Turkey's wine, Öğütoğlu went on to mention that they held a conference in England on the history of wine in Anatolia. "This in itself is a very big step. It is not yet possible to discuss Turkish win widely throughout the world however we explain where we have come and the steps we have taken at every platform. A portion of our projects are supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. We are working to collaborate in promoting the country."