Vineyards of the Abrau-Durso winery. Russia wants to make a name for itself on the global wine market as a quality producer. Photo: Abrau-Djurso group Vineyards of the Abrau-Durso winery. Russia wants to make a name for itself on the global wine market as a quality producer. Photo: Abrau-Djurso group
Vineyards of the Abrau-Durso winery. Russia wants to make a name for itself on the global wine market as a quality producer. Photo: Abrau-Djurso group

Fine wines from Russia, spiritual home of vodka? Country sheds its Soviet-era reputation for plonk, hoping to become a major player

  • Russia’s reputation for poor quality and adulterated wine stems from the Soviet era, but things are changing
  • It has passed a new wine production law and French and Italian wine experts have been enlisted

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
Vineyards of the Abrau-Durso winery. Russia wants to make a name for itself on the global wine market as a quality producer. Photo: Abrau-Djurso group Vineyards of the Abrau-Durso winery. Russia wants to make a name for itself on the global wine market as a quality producer. Photo: Abrau-Djurso group
Vineyards of the Abrau-Durso winery. Russia wants to make a name for itself on the global wine market as a quality producer. Photo: Abrau-Djurso group
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