Industrial complex CRICOVА presented a sparkling wine "Crisecco"

On Saturday, the 25th of May in Moldova the Festival “CRICOVА Open Air 2013. Taste of elegance” took place. As part of this festival the presentation of sparkling wine “Crisecco” took place. By means of this product, the specialists have accented an extreme potential of local strain – feteasca albă, grown on proper vineyards which are located in central zone of Moldova.

Wine differs by its scintillating, light-straw color, a high-quality, harmonious bouquet, and also the full, perfectly balanced taste with beautiful sparkle of bubbles. Fresh taste leaves long, pleasant, very delicate aftertaste with flower aroma which contains notes of a pear, apple, a peach and citrus. This wine is perfectly combined with fruit salad, jelly and chocolate products, and also it would be perfectly used as aperitif.

World property

Industrial complex “CRICOVА” is based in 1952 and is the founder of production of high-quality elite silent and sparkling wines in Moldova. It is enterprise with a full cycle of production. The industrial complex is widely known thanks to its unique wine vaults and remarkable wines.

Cellars of CRICOVA – some of the largest natural cellars of the world, are under protection of UNESCO. These are the former stone quarries that represent a system of adits located at a depth more than 60 m and 60 km long. The unique natural microclimate of cellars influences the formation of that exclusive, unique taste which Cricov's collection and classical sparkling wines possess.


In 2009 at industrial complex the quality management system of ISO 9001 and management system of safety of HCCP 22000 foodstuff was introduced.

The industrial complex CRICOVA is the member of commercial leaders of Europe. For a contribution and economy development it is declared “Object of national and cultural property of Moldova” and awarded by the highest state award – “The Republic Award”.

“CRICOVA” - the only enterprise in Moldova and one of four CIS-enterprises which since 1956 makes champagne by a classical French method – bottle fermentation with endurance till three years.

Delicate “ROZ”, fragrant “MUSCAT”, elegant classical collection “CRICOVA”, timeless classics of “CRICOVA brut” and collection “Cuvee Prestige” - are not only pleasure by unique aura of a Cricov's cellars, but also the real travel to the country of wines.

Exclusive right to represent production of Industrial complex “CRICOVA” in Ukraine belongs to “UKRIMPORT” company.


Merger of Moselland eG Winzergenossenschaft and Weinland Rheingau eG

Merger of Moselland eG Winzergenossenschaft and Weinland Rheingau eG

On October 24, 2012 Moselland eG Winzergenossenschaft, Germany’s second largest cooperative, and Weinland Rheingau eG, the leading cooperative of the Rheingau region, have established a joint venture agreement.

Starting January 01, 2013 Moselland eG Winzergenossenschaft will take over complete operational and sales activities for Weinland Rheingau eG, both for the German and international markets.

Weinland Rheingau eG, which will remain legally independent, will be able to offer its growers a long-term perspective for growth via the joint venture partnership.
At the same time, Moselland eG is able to expand its existing portfolio and will strengthen its position as the most reliable partner for German wines in a constantly changing environment.

From 2013 onwards, Moselland eG will produce and distribute wines from five German wine areas: the Mosel, Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz and Rheingau regions. This production and sales arrangement is unparalleled in Germany.

The company Ukrimport took part in the 10th All-Ukrainian Sommelier Contest as a partner and participant.

On October 21, 2012, in Kiev, in the concert hall “FreeDom” (134, Frunze str.) the 10th All-Ukrainian Sommelier Contest “Ukrainian Sommelier 2012” took place, the main purpose of which was to determine best sommelier experts of Ukraine for 2011-2012. The contest was organized by the School of Sommeliers “Master Class” and the All-Ukrainian Association of Winemakers and Sommeliers. One of the sponsors of the event was AO winemaking plant “Cricova”.

The purpose of the comtest: Defining the best sommelier experts of Ukraine for 2011-2012. The contest participants were masters of their craft – sommeliers, representatives of wineries, wine boutiques, experts in wines and other drinks, waiters, bartenders, managers, catering managers. Also it was attended by guests representing business, political elite, diplomats and journalists.

The contest, the tasks of which included not only theoretical and practical assignments, but also creative ones, designed to reveal the unique personality of the sommelier and its purpose in the profession, pointed out an employee of the company Ukrimport – Zhanna Kunizheva, who took the 3rd place and totally charmed the guests and contestants by combination of professionalism and personal charm.

The priority task of Ukrimport is developing the culture of wine and alcoholic beverages, which is directly linked with the function of a sommelier. That is why our company has been actively and successfully participating in such highly proficient events.