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Region of Moldova

Wineyard of Moldova

Moldova region is perhaps the most famous in Romania mainly because of large number of native Romanian varieties growing here.

In Moldavia, the vines are covering more than 90,000 hectares, namely a third of the country’s viticulture area. Wine plantations are spread all along the province, starting from Botosani in the north down to Vrancea in the south as well as across the region, from the hillside area of the eastern Carpathian's to the Prut River.

Location

Moldova is located in Eastern Romania (see the map), and it has 90000 hectares of wine yards, scattered all over the region.

Vineyards

The vineyards of Moldova are Cotnari, Iaşi, Huşi, Colinele Tutovei, Dealul Bujorului, Nicoreşti, Iveşti, Covurlui, Zeletin, Panciului, Odobeşti, Coteşti.

Grapes growing in Moldova region

The grapes growing here are both old native grapes and new imported grapes. The most important are: Feteasca Alba, Francusa, Grasa de Cotnari, Tamaioasa Romaneasca, Muscat Ottonel, Chardonay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon, Feteasca Regala, Feteasca Neagra, Babeasca Neagra, Aligote, Busuioaca de Bohotin, Zghiara de Husi, Italian Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Alicante Bouschet, Oporto, Zweigelt, Sarba, Galbena de Odobesti, Plavaie.

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