Republic of Moldova is situated in the southeastern part of Europe. It is a small hospitable country , which is famous all over the world by its winemaking traditions. The territory of Moldova is 33846 sq.km, 1476 sq.km of vineyards Vinuri de Comrat winery is situated on the South of Moldova , in Comrat , the capital of Gagauzia.
In the 1895 The Minister of Finance of the Russian Empire, Mr. Witte, issued a decree on the construction of 14 state-owned wine warehouses for the production of „40-degree table wine" (vodka) in the Bessarabian province One of these factories was built in Comrat. It included: a production department for producing 40-degree table wine with cellars, a warehouse, owner's house and a barrack for workers. In 1897 they began production of 40-degree table wine, built a horse yard, which provided transportation of products.
After World War II besides existing premises a winery for processing grapes was built. This gave a new life to the enterprise, re-profiling took place and production and production of grape wine began. In 1969 An agro-industrial complex was created on the basis of the Comrat winery, which included 15 state farms and 8 wineries. This agricultural complex processed up to 80,000 tons of grapes per season
In 1995 as a result of privatization, the Comrat winery was transformed into SA "Vinuri de Comrat", which is located in the south of Moldova in Gagauzia region.
~ Today it is a modern production complex, processing 5-6 thousand tons of grapes and bottling more than 3 mil bottles of wine per year. Wines are exported to more than 20 countries of the world. The company produces more than 50 series of wines, both varietal and blends, which perfectly combine European and indigenous grape varieties, historically grown only in Moldova and Romania.
We are proud of such collections Vinuri de Comrat as Plai Moldova, 98 hectares, Bessarabian Provinse, Detox, Folklore, wines, aged in barriques and produced according to the modern winemaking technologies.
Every year our wines are appreciated with gold and silver medals on the most significant wine competitions all over the world: DWWA, Mundus Vini, Mondial de Bruxelles, where we have an honour to compete with several thousand samples from different countries and continents. Wines from Comrat have received more than 70 medals for the last two years.
The population of Comrat makes this place special and unique. Gagauzes and Turkic people, their language belongs to the Oghuz branch of Turkish languages, but they are Orthodox Christians. This is a world of unique traditions, intersection of the East of Europe unforgettable local cuisine and eastern hospitality.
The pride of the company is primarily people who truly love their work, their land, their homeland and the wines they make. Therefore, every wine, that begins its life with a bunch of grapes on Vinuri de Comrat, absorbs the love, patience, work and enthusiasm of oenologists.
The company takes care of more than 300 hectares of vineyards in a holding with 5 farms located in the viticultural zone "Valul-lui-Traian"
Currently, Vinuri de Comrat is the only one factory of the 14 state-owned wine warehouses built in the Bessarabian province on the territory of Moldova, still working and preserved its architecture; it is one of the oldest architectural and industrial historical monuments of the 19th century.
The undoubted pride of Vinuri de Comrat is the tourist wine manor, where visitors experience the southern hospitality, where the wine and food are made in the same place, by the same people, this creates an unforgettable marriage of taste, emotions and memories!