The sanctions from Western countries and Russia kontrsanktsii stimulated the development of winemaking in Russia, writes The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
According to the Centre for Research of Federal and Regional Alcohol Markets TSIFRRA, wine production in Russia increased by 2015 year 25% in relation to the year 2014, and wine companies are seeing an increase in this year.
Chapter "Abrau-Durso" Pavel Titov expects this year's sales will grow by 17%.
A significant contribution to the development of winemaking in Crimea Russia has made a connection. As the WSJ notes, when Crimea was part of Ukraine, the wine industry in the region as a whole, it was in poor condition due to lack of investment. After the annexation of Crimea to Russia, the authorities have started to sell land in the vineyards of private investors, trying to revive the wine industry in the region.
Thus, according to the WSJ, a major investment in the vineyards in the Crimea recently I made a company associated with the head of "Lukoil" Vagit Alekperov, bought this year, the land in Napa. In March, it reported Russian media.
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