Main regions for grape cultivation in Russia
The climate in the southern regions of Russia is favourable for the cultivation of wine grapes.
The Krasnodar region is the largest Russian region by vineyard area. As of 1 January 2020, according to the Department of Viticulture and Wine Industry of the Ministry of Agriculture and Processing Industry of the Krasnodar region, the vineyard area in the region amounted to 27,520 hectares, of which 20,600 hectares was of fruiting age and 4,500 hectares planted to table varieties. More than 70 specialised companies and about 150 small business enterprises are engaged in viticulture in the Krasnodar region.
The main regions of grape cultivation in Russia also include:
- Crimea (Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol)
- Republic of Dagestan
- Stavropol region
- Rostov region
- Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
- Volgograd region