Azerbaijan’s Sheki winery talks on plans for wine production
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 18
By Matanat Nasibova – Trend:
Sheki winery, Azerbaijan’s biggest company producing alcoholic beverages, plans to increase the production volumes, a source in the company told Trend.
“Presently, the company’s production volumes reach more than 100,000 decaliters per year,” the source said. “The production volume is planned to be greatly increased this year by opening new production lines. A line for the production of low alcoholic beverages is planned to be developed in the first half of this year.”
“Moreover, the production volume of alcoholic beverages is planned to be increased to export the products to more countries," the source said. “There is great demand for the company’s products in Russia.”
“Bouquet Sheki and Askona which are produced from such grape varieties as Rkatsiteli, Saperavi, Madrasa, Muscat, Chardonnay and Merlot are mainly exported,” the source said.
The winery was founded in 2006 with a design production capacity of 210,000 decalitres, that’s 280,000 bottles of wine.
The facilities for packaging and weighing, an office building, a pump room, as well as premises for different technological equipment are located in the territory of the winery.
There are also two bunkers for receiving white and red grape varieties, two lines for the production of white and red wine and another line for the production of elite brands of wine.