Maramures, Transylvania and Danube Delta are promoted on Travel Channel

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Bank of Denube in its Delta.
Bank of Denube in its Delta. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Maramures, Transylvania and Bucharest Danube Delta will be promoted through Romanian cuisine in a new series called “Adventures with food and wine in Romania”, which will premiere on May 23 at 20.00, Television Travel Channel .

Documentary series “Adventures of food and wine in Romania / Food and Wine Adventures: Romania” is a program presented by Jenny Powell, a famous TV star in the UK, and Olivier Magny, a wine expert from Paris.

The new series comprises six episodes of 30 minutes each, which will be broadcast in Romania, the Travel Channel, every Saturday starting May 23 at 20.00.

The series “Adventures of food and wine in Romania” was officially launched at an event Tuesday evening in Bucharest

by Scripps Networks Interactive company representatives, who owns Travel Channel. The event was attended, among others, the British star Jenny Powell and Andrew Grieve, Vice President of Advertising Sales for UK and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in

Apart from Romania, the new series to be broadcast in the next period in all the 130 countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific in the Travel Channel currently issues as stated for MEDIAFAX, company representatives Scripps Interactive Networks Inc.

At the event held Tuesday evening in Bucharest it has been designed and the first episode of this series, which is dedicated Maramures, Baia Mare and cemetery at Săpânţa.

The following episodes of the series “Adventures of food and wine in Romania” are devoted, in turn, other important areas in Romania and Braşov, Cluj, Constanta, Arad and Bucharest.

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In the new series “Adventures of food and wine in Romania”, Jenny Powell and Olivier Magny embark on a culinary journey of discovery through Romania. They have small producers are still working with traditional methods, visiting fairs products, vineyards and farms and eat in some of the best restaurants in the country. In their visit, Jenny and Olivier headed north to Maramures, before entering Transylvania, finally reaching the Black Sea.

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“Adventures with food and wine in Romania” aims to continue the campaign to promote Romania through Travel Channel documentary trilogy begun with “Wild Carpathia”, which was published during 2011 – 2013, internationally, this television. Unlike the “Wild Carpathia”, in which Romania was promoted by personalities such as Britain’s Prince Charles, Princess Margaret and Ivan Patzaichin, the new serial “Adventures of food and wine in Romania” will focus on Such famous people, but ordinary people and the things hidden and unusual places.

Filming for the show they were spread over about four weeks in September and October 2014 was made by the team Scripps Networks Interactive, which owns Travel Channel and the production company Tuesday’s Child, headed by producer Eoin O ‘Shea, as MEDIAFAX agency reported on October 10, 2014.

“We try to do in this series known people behind the scenes. We tried as much as possible and seek hidden things of everyday people,” said Eoin O’Shea then the manufacturer to AFP. “Our first area of ​​Constanta was shooting. I then traveled to Tulcea, to reach the Danube Delta, where I learned how wine is made of sand and learned to cook fish soup. Jenny Powell even went to one of locals fishing in his favorite lake, “says series producer documentation at the time, adding that the last shots were filmed in the old center of Bucharest, through the spaces visited by the team addendum to Travel Channel Inn’s Inn.

At that time, the two presenters of the series, Jenny Powell British and French Olivier Magny, told AFP that they were very impressed by the Danube Delta, considering it “one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen.” Olivier, in particular, described his experience of the Danube Delta as “one of the most exciting of his life.”

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“Tournament” included three Brasov, where Jenny Powell went to hunt wild truffles harvested using dogs in the forests around Brasov. The stars of the new series were also on champagne and sparkling wine producers in Azuga, where Olivier learned more about the traditional production process.

The third space for filming “Adventures with food and wine in Romania” was in Baia Mare. Jenny and Olivier went through the mountains to the border with Ukraine, to visit a family farm that produces its own food and wine of the earth. It was there where he learned to cook cheese Jenny.

The route “Food and Wine Adventures: Romania” continued to Arad, where Olivier took a break from wine and went hunting for wild boar in the forests, and Jenny went to a farm belonging to beekeepers.

He followed Cluj-Napoca, and viewers will see Jenny with a local chef, preparing traditional Romanian dishes. In turn, Olivier visited a small brewery and drink freshly brewed tested.

However, the new series presenter, Jenny Powell, told AFP, during filming, he was “a big fan of Romanian food”, but also the process for preparing snacks. “People cultivate their products they use in their food, they make themselves. The products are fresh, authentic. This is not always the case especially where they come from. I hope you do not lose all these things, here in Romania. It’s great. It’s about real food, fresh. It’s refreshing to see all these things. I was in people’s homes, in their yards, on their farms. It is a privilege to have been able to do all these things, “said Jenny Powell .

She said that through food, could know more about the family life of the Romanians about their cultural heritage. “And it was very adventurous, even I liked very much,” said Jenny Powell.

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However, French wine specialist Olivier Magny admitted that he came to Romania with many prejudices, given the “negative advertising” that make some Roma people in France. “I came with preconceived ideas, but we ended up with a great appreciation for Romania. People were very friendly, warm and welcoming. It was a privilege to be here,” said Olivier Magny.

He was pleasantly surprised and in terms of quality wines from Romania. “Their level is higher than I anticipated. I think it is an undiscovered for people in Western Europe. Nobody Romanian drink wine, no one knows anything about Romanian wines. I think there are many things to be learned and discovered by enthusiasts and I was very impressed that after the communist period was a challenge for wine producers transition to new standards. I was pleasantly surprised (…). And we liked the food, we were impressed by taste and product quality, which is not very easy to get to places where we come from. The food tastes like food, “said Olivier Magny.

Travel Channel was launched in 1994 and is available in 21 language versions in 130 countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Travel Channel International is part of Scripps Networks International, a division of Scripps Networks Interactive Global Development, Inc.

In Romania, Travel Channel is available in both grids major cable operators and smaller packages of cable operators.

In addition to the Travel Channel, Scripps Networks Interactive company is present on the audiovisual market in Romania and the other two televisions, Food Network and Fine Living respectively.

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