Abrau-Dyurso Zavod Shampanskikh Vin, Novorossiysk

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Must see · Winery / Vineyard · Food & Drink
Taste the first Russian sparkling wine created for the Russian Royal Family at . In 1870 Prince Lev Golitsyn brought in French winemakers and started production of the Russian version of Champagne. By the turn of the 20th century, nearly 5.5 km (3.4 mi) of tunnels were dug into the hills behind the winery with storage space for 10 million bottles. Take a tour through the working winery, where you'll see the 1950s mechanical system with metal cradles for the transportation of bottles. You can buy Russian wines, as well as wines imported from South Africa, Spain, Croatia, and Italy. A visit to Abrau-Dyurso Zavod Shampanskikh Vin represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Novorossiysk trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Definitely an interesting wine production facility with not so long, but rich history. This place has great significance in the history of Russian winemaking. It is very pleasant to see that the...  more »
  • Interesting historical and winemaking tour and extensive tasting of their methode champenoise and Charmat sparkling wines. Arranged beforehand for an English speaking guide which was great! Nice...  more »
  • Can highly recommend the wine tour and tasting. This winery has a rich history and has elegantly transitioned to a 21st century quality wine producer. Had an interesting experience in the virtual...  more »

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