Enterprises of the Crimean champagne "New light" won 1st place in the tasting contest " Cup of the Union of winegrowers And winemakers of Russia in 2016 ", which was held in Abrau-Dyurso, during the sixth all-Russian Summit winemakers, said the head of the Council of " Russian Union of winegrowers And winemakers ", the business Ombudsman Boris Titov.
"Sad to have to say, It's not" Abrau-Durso " and " New world "." New light "received 1st place in the nomination" Classical sparkling wine " with its new sparkling Riesling. This is a great achievement of the Crimean winemaking ", – quotes his words RIA " Novosti ". The right to possession of the Cup fought five of the best wines in each category (white And red dry wines, liqueur wines, sparkling wines (Champagne) by the classical method of production And a separate category of closed containers dry sparkling wines). The quality of wines was evaluated by the judges of the international class, for the most part, Is foreign Experts. When Crimea belonged to Ukraine, the local vineyards were in disrepair due to lack of investment. However, after the reunification of the Crimea With Russia, the authorities are trying to restore the wine industry of the region, started to sell plots of land under vines to private investors. And although the Crimean wine still accounts for only a small fraction of the total production of wine in Russia, the Peninsula in the near future is expected to become one of the fastest growing wine regions in the country.