Cricova is a national treasure and the most well known wineries in Moldova. It is the second largest underground wine cellar in the country, after Milestii Mici.


Purcari is the oldest wine estate in Moldova, established in 1827. The winery has a long and proud history producing some of Moldova’s most iconic wines i.e. Negru de Purcari and Rosu de Purcari. It is located in southeastern Moldova in Purcari village in the Stefan Voda district, one of Moldova’s most prestigious wine producing regions.

Chateau Vartely

Chateau Vartely is located in the center of Moldova near the town of Orhei only 45 minutes from Chisinau. It is one of Moldova’s newest wineries. Vartely winery produces a range of fine wines and there are several tasting packages to choose. Guided tours of the winery can also be arranged.


Kvint is a brandy distillery located in Tiraspol, the largest city in Transnistria. Kvint also produces vodka and wine. Founded in 1897, it is the oldest still-operating enterprise in the region. Initially, Kvint produced only vodka. It started to produce brandy in 1938.

Milestii Mici

Milestii Mici is the largest underground wine cellar in Moldova. It has more than 200 km of limestone tunnels, 55 km of which are used for storing wine. The tunnels’ depth varies from 30 to 85 m below ground.

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