The national companies predict that the wine-making in Ukraine will be increased by 110% till 2014. 85% of wine is produced by Ukrainian wineries and 15% is export. Annually, Ukraine picks 300-350 thousand tonnes of grapes and produces 16,5 million litters of wine. The "National Bureau of Vine and Wine" combines the leaders of Ukrainian wine-making and admit that the national wine production will increased fivefold and the area of vineyards will be expanded to 90 thousand of hectare till 2020.
Arrival to the international airport Simferopol. Meeting with your guide-translator and transfer to hotel. Check in the hotel in Simferopol. Dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out the hotel. Visiting Khan's palace in Bakhchisarai. Here you have delicious Tatar-style lunch at the local restaurant. Afternoons we move to Inkerman Winery. Transfer to hotel. Dinner is included.
Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing in Sevastopol. Visiting the ruins of Chersoneses. Transfer to Balaklava, excursion to Soviet Submarine Base. Transfer to Agricultural company Zolotaya Balka where is the best industrial viniculture located. Lunch and dinner are included.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visiting Livadia Palace. Transfer to the famous Swallow’s Nest Castle – symbol of the Southern Coast of the Crimea. Masandra Winery Museum is a treasure trove of trivia delights. After visiting the museum, guests will enter the cellars, where rows of barrels contain wines being aged prior to bottling.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the fortress of Sudak. It was one of the most important Genoese trading centers on the Great Silk Road from China. Lunch on the way. Transfer to Noviy Svit - house of champagne wines. Noviy Svit champagne is created in accordance with French classic technology. Dinner is included.
Breakfast at the hotel, check out from the hotel, transfer to Simferopol, flight registration, departure.
The Crimean oldest winery Massandra has been producing fine wines for more than 110 years and has won international acclaim for their exceptional quality. The winery was built in 1894 – 1897 near Yalta, Crimea. The subtropical air climate of the region and the protective shields of mountain chains create unique conditions for the production of high quality fortified and dessert wines, which combined with the extraordinary architectural merit of the cellars, have earned Massandra a position as one of Ukraine's nationally important sites.
Inkerman Winery is one of the best Ukrainian winemaking enterprises famous in many countries.It is the leading company on the Ukrainian wine market. Traditions of domestic viticulture and winemaking grow in advanced global experience. That's all is Inkerman.
Industrial complex “Shabo” was built in the days of the USSR, and in 2004 was completely converted with modern European equipment. Unique production technologies in combination with ancient cellars and wine storages with total area about 10 thousand sq.m. Among many production achievements of the company: creation of full cycle production: from cultivation of grapes, storage and seasoning of wine in storages to bottling it; powerful department of grape conversion which is capable to process 20 thousand tons of grapes in a season.
Koblevo processing plant was founded in 1982 year in Nikolayevskiy region near Tiligul estuary on the Black Sea. Today, the plant "Koblevo" is one of the best-equipped and powerful Ukrainian enterprises of primary and secondary winemaking. Just next to the plant, on the fertile lands of the reserve lands of Tiligul, there are almost 2500 hectares of vineyards, where the plant takes the grape from. Southern black soil and the mild maritime climate create ideal conditions for cultivation of refined grape varieties – Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot, Bastardo, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Aligote, Riesling, Rkatsiteli, Traminer.