Wineries of Krasnodar region became the sole wineries in Russia which joined the list of top wineries according to the version of World’s Best Vineyards Contest.
As reported by the hosts of the contest, «Estate of Sikora» from Novorossiysk and «Valley of Lefkadia» of Krymsk district were ranked 20 and 23 respectively. Earlier, the shortlist of World’s Best Vineyards Contest, «the Golden 100» included a winery «Vineyards of Guy-Kodzor».
Andrey Korobka, Vice-Governor, noted that nowadays Kuban wineries and their products can be worthy competitors with the leading winery regions across the globe.
– Our products are highly praised by top global sommelier at International Tasting Contests. This year we won 94 medals, one of which is platinum. Moreover, the demands for supply of Kuban winery products are steadily growing. Since the beginning of the year the volume of exports of our wine and champagne as compared to the last year has grown by one third – up to 275 thousand decalitres, as told Andrey Korobka.
The rating also included the top wineries of Italy, France, New Zealand, Portugal, USA, Hungary and other countries.
Press-Service of the Administration of Krasnodar region