So, in stores “Dixie” share of the Crimean wines sold in the category of grape, in March rose from 8 percent to 15 percent, told the publication the company. According to employees of X5 Retail Group («Roundabout”, “Crossroads”, “Carousel”) for the same period, demand for these products has jumped by half.
Popularity Crimean wines grows on news from the peninsula I am sure President of the Union of Winegrowers and Winemakers of Russia Leonid Popovich. When advertising any wine banned talking about the Crimea in the media - the best way to promote local products, he said.
Ukraine is among the ten largest wine importers in Russia. For 2013 The local producers have put 18 million liters or 6.67 percent wine, behind only France, Italy and Spain, the newspaper reminds.
Earlier Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksenov said that the authorities plan to nationalize the state ownership of the peninsula Ukraine on the territory of the republic. Among such objects - state cottages, motels and residences, seaports, railway infrastructure, reserves, corporation “Chernomorneftegaz” and winery “Massandra” and champagne factory “New World».
“Massandra” - one of the largest wineries in the CIS. It consists of eight small companies. Annually under this brand produces about 9 million bottles of wine. The company owns 4.5 thousand hectares of vineyards on the southern coast of Crimea. Power Plant “New World” is a million bottles a year.