Believe it or not, it’s a good time to be a winemaker in Russia. That’s according to a recent Bloomberg Business story, in which reporters Ilya Khrennikov and Jason Corcoran detailed the state of the country’s wine industry, noting a resurgence.Read more »
Russian winemakers and wine marketers who endured a two-year ban on TV advertising for wine are now back in the game, according to several reports from industry experts and Russian news sources.Read more »
You can’t expect a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian president Silvio Berlusconi to be a squeaky clean affair.Read more »
Falling currency and rising prices can make wine a bitter swill to swallow. New figures show that Russia's imports have fallen drastically amid the sad performance of the ruble, according to a recent story by English-language news site Russia Beyond t...Read more »
According to reports from the Moscow Times and several industry news outlets, Russian officials are ready to tell France's wine export industry to stick a cork in it, so to speak. France, motivated by Western allies, recently decided to cancel a $1.2 ...Read more »
Money says a lot of about a country. For Crimea and its up-and-coming vigneron community, money means the opportunity to showcase what makes their region what it is. Earlier this week Crimean officials petitioned the Russian government to issue Crimea...Read more »
You may not put much thought to wines made between Germany and Russia, but Bulgaria is hoping you might reconsider your position.Read more »
What will the world wine landscape look like in 2018? Apparently much different than what it looks like now, according to a recent report by French news agency AFP.Read more »
It's been a good year for wine in the European country of Georgia. Earlier this year the European Union ended import tariffs on the country, and news from the nation earlier this year revealed a new winery opened in Keda with the help of the equivalen...Read more »
Bold flavors of anise and vanilla. Smooth sterile clean finish with a burn real similar to standard Stoli. Very good vodka but not worth the price tag. In this price range I would go with Chopin or Russian Standard Imperia.
|Region:||Russia » Myskhako Cape » Krasnodar|
One of the 21500 numerated bottles, very good price. Perfectly balanced nice wine. It seems to be mild comparing to classic Georgian saperavi. As usual it has a bright taste of what we call "chernoplodka" (Arónia mitschurínii) in Russia.
|Region:||Russia » Myskhako Cape » Krasnodar|
Nice numerated bottle made of thick glass. Bold, spicy, dark fruits, long tannic aftertaste.
Semi-sweet red wine. Produced from Alexandrouly and Madjuretuly grapes, grown in Abrolauri region, Eastern part of Republic of Georgia. Rich harmonic taste with complex and tender flavor.
|Winery:||International Winery Trading House|
|Varietal:||Merlot , Cabernet Sauvignon , Saperavi|
Easy to drink difficult to describe. This one produced since 1977 year. A semi-sweet red wine produced with some amount of fresh grape juice, has nice fresh taste. Try pairing it with any kind of appetizers and fast-food, like hamburgers, burrito, Ge...
Putinka Limited Edition Premium Russian Vodka
|Winery:||Cristall Moscow Distillery|
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My place is kind of wine-starved at the moment as my wine languishes in New ... ... studied alcoholism in Russia and Finland. In Russia it's clear why they have to become alcoholics, Finland not so much. Theories abound as to the weather, the months of darkness, the cold, the introverted nature of people, etc. But their drink of choice in bot... Read More
A friend in Moscow first introduced me to "Putinka" and I am glad he did. ... ... for making Black or White Russians. Drink Putinka straight and your pallet will be generously rewarded. By the way ...Don't believe the poor ratings from a shill previous reviewer who has posted about dozens of wines only one day ...a very pathethic menance to ... Read More
ok, i'm not a big lover of sweet wines but i try my best.First of all the bottle is very axpressive, you can see it on picture, but cork had bad shape (check second image). Also this wine has 3 years limit.The wine is not bad in general, a bit much alcohol smell for me but it has very nice sweet "Isabella" hints and deep well balanced taste. Read More
One of the 21500 numerated bottles, very good price. Perfectly balanced nice ... (Arónia mitschurínii) in Russi Read More
sweet merlot... is that possible ?!when first time i've seen the bottle, i was sure it's Spanish or something... But it's not. Very confusing bottle. Read More
Nice numerated bottle made of thick glass.Bold, spicy, dark fruits, long tannic aftertaste. Read More
Easy to drink difficult to describe.This one produced since 1977 year. A semi-sweet red wine produced with some amount of fresh grape juice, has nice fresh taste.Try pairing it with any kind of appetizers and fast-food, like hamburgers, burrito, Georgian food. Also good for Mulled wine mixes. Read More
Hello everyone, my name is ApelsecS and I'm alcoholic =D sorry for this ... of forum =)Ok, I'm from Russia but stay half time in California, so I have a good opportunity to try both US and European wines. I'm not a big professional and started this hobby some years ago, so don't believe what i say in my reviews and try everything yourself =)I ... Read More
dark red color with brown tinge, dark red fruits with hints of plums Read More
The "Russkaya Loza" (Russian Vine) is a name of the vineyard that is owned by M-Vinicom and located in Anapa, Krasnodar region of Russia.This is very simple table wine and one of the most cheap natural wines in Russia. An ultimate choice for students! This bottle could be found in many shops. It's not so bad as you could think looking at the pri... Read More
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