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Bulgaria will export nearly 62 million litres of wine

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Staff Writer | February 20, 2017
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Export   A ritual vine-cutting ceremony

Bulgaria is expected to export nearly 62 million liters of good quality wine mainly to Poland, Romania and Russia.

This was announced by Minister of Agriculture and Food Hristo Bozukov, speaking at a ritual vine-cutting ceremony at the Institute of Vine and Wine in Pleven.

“In 2015, the country exported at about 60.566 million liters of wine. Areas planted with vineyards in the country are nearly 60,000 ha. Each year these areas increase.

In 2016, there was an increase of compared to previous years, the produced liters of wine amounts to 128 million”, said Prof. Bozukov.

“Our country occupies a worthy place on the wine map of the world. From 29 May to 2 June 2017 the Executive Agency on Vine and Wine will be co-organizer of the 40th World Congress of Vine and Wine and 15th General Assembly of the International Organization of Vine and Wine OIV” ,announced the Executive Director of the Executive Agency on Vine and Wine Krasimir Koev.

“The Institute of Vine and Wine in Pleven grows twenty-one varieties, fifteen of which are wine varieties and six are dessert varieties.

That said, the director of the research unit of Agricultural Academy Ivan Pachev. He added that currently four new varieties of the Executive Agency of Plant Variety Testing are developing - a wine and three dessert varieties.


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