JSC “Vinaria din Vale” – Candidate for the Grand Prix for special services
This year, the Grand Prix for outstanding achievements in the field of viticulture and winemaking will be awarded during the official opening of the National Wine Day for the 13th time. A special selection committee proposed the candidacy of AB Vinaria din Vale for the award.
Since 2002, this award has been awarded to the plant Cricova, AO Barza alba, JV Lion-gri, AO Dionysos-Mereni, AO Vitis-Hincesti, GP Combine high-quality wines Milestii Mici, LLC Vinaria-Purcari (twice), LLC Chateau Vartely, JSC Migdal -P, JSC Romanesti and Ampelos Ltd.
Vinaria din Vale has 696 hectares of vineyards (Merlot, Cabernet, Muscat Ottonel, Aligote, Sauvignon, Malbec, Chardonnay, Pinot gris, Feteasca nyagre, Feteaska Alba), of which 613 hectares are fruit bearing. Plantations are located in the southern zone of the republic – in Kantemir, Cahul and Vulkanesht regions. In the wine industry involved three plants – in with. Sesen (Calarasi district), p. Slobozia-Mare (Cahul region) and half of the capacity of Vieru-vin in with. Burlaku (Cahul district).
Last year alone, the company invested 35 million lei in vineyards and technological equipment. The funds came from the credit line of the European Investment Bank Filiera vinului. However, so far, out of the stated amount of 3.8 million euros, 2.5 million euros were received and disbursed.
In 2013, Vinaria din Vale sold products worth 150 million lei. Of these, 97% was exported to Belarus, where wine materials are supplied, and Latvia (bottled wines). Being the largest producer in the industry, last year alone, the company paid the most to the fund of grapes and wine – 1,764 thousand lei. Previously, the company specialized only in the production of wine materials, but since 2012 it has been pouring high-quality wines under the TM Vinaria din Vale. This year, wines under this brand have won medals at the prestigious international Decanter competition (United Kingdom): Feteasca alba – silver, Traminer – bronze and Muscat – Commended (“Recommended”), as well as at competitions in Moldova and Romania.
“The biggest value is the teams that we were able to form,” said Vladimir Davididescu, general director of Vinaria din Vale, JSC (in the photo). – The company employs over 420 people. Currently in Moldova there is a shortage of workers, so it was very difficult to find people to perform all production operations, especially in the vineyards, because first of all you need to grow high-quality raw materials. Own grapes gives stability in the planning of harvesting and sales of finished products, as well as confidence in obtaining high-quality wines. We are beginning to gradually mechanize the processing of all vineyards and in the future we intend to purchase a combine for the harvest of grapes. By the way, this year’s harvest we collect very good quality.
Our success is largely due to the fact that our enterprise did not fall under the “rink” of the Russian embargo of 2006, since the settlement for the supplied wine materials is much faster than for bottled wines. Due to this, we were able to develop. I believe that the real achievements in the industry belong to my colleagues, who, after huge losses in 2006, did not give up and continued to fight for the development of the republic’s viticulture, improving the quality of wines, and for new sales markets.
Honestly, I don’t know how we would have come out of the crisis that our leading manufacturers survived.
Economic Review “LOGOS-PRESS”