Azerbaijan to start to export wine to Belarus
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20
By Matanat Nasibova – Trend:
Azerbaijan’s Sheki winery will begin to export wine to Belarus, director of the winery Vidadi Hasanov told Trend.
“The wine is expected to be supplied in the coming months,” he added. "We plan to export alcoholic beverages to this market stably. We are currently negotiating with potential customers of the market."
Hasanov stressed that high quality wine made upon the European technologies will be exported to Belarus.
"We will supply ‘Bouquet Sheki’ and ‘Askona’ wine made from Rkatsiteli, Saperavi, Madras, Muscat, Chardonnay and Merlot grape varieties,” he said. “We plan to increase wine production up to 100,000 decalitres as we export wine to many countries. This indicator amounted to 50,000 decalitres in 2018.”
The Sheki winery was founded in 2006 with a design annual production capacity of 210,000 decalitres, that is, 280,000 bottles of wine per year.
The winery has been provided with equipment of the Italian company "Della Toffola".
There are wine packaging and weighing facilities, an office building, a pump room, as well as rooms for various technological equipment on the territory of the winery.
Two bunkers for receiving white and red grape varieties are installed at the enter[rise. There are also two lines for the production of white and red wine and a special line for the production of elite types of wine.