Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 28
By Matanat Nasibova – Trend:
Azerbaijani winemaking company Sharg Ulduzu, located in the country’s Shamkir district, intends to export wine to more countries, head of the company Asgar Alirzayev told Trend on Nov. 28.
He added that the company intends to export wine to Mongolia in the near future.
"We visited Mongolia in September 2018,” Alirzayev said. “There are certain developments in this direction, so we may export wine to this country in the future."
He stressed that presently, the company is mainly supplying alcoholic beverages to Russia and the Republic of Korea.
"In the near future, we intend to export our wine to a number of post-Soviet countries," Alirzayev said.
The company's wine has an international standard ISO 22000, a standard of conformity issued by the Azerbaijani State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents, and a hygienic certificate issued by the Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Health.
The modern equipment from Germany and Italy has been installed in the company where the latest technologies are used.
Sharg Ulduzu LLC owns 110-hectare-vineyards in Shamkir district, where seedlings brought from France, Iran and Georgia, as well as local grape varieties, have been planted.
Such varieties as Chardonnay, Bayan Shirey, Merlot and Shiraz are grown at the plantations of the company.
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