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Kazakhstan (GB)
Kazajstán (ES)
Cazaquistão (PO)
Kazakhstan (F)
Kazakistan (I)
Kazachstan (N)

The former USSR State and now an independent republic is the ninth largest country in the world with around 2.7 million square kilometers. The only national border in the north is that too Russia, Just under 4% of the risky land area of Kazakhstan offers cheap Climate- and soil conditions for viticulture. Evidence of grape cultivation dates back to the 7th century BC. BC back. Vines were grown on a larger scale from the 1930s. At that time, in the south and southeast of the country on the border too China numerous fruit and wine-growing collective farms established in the areas of Almaty, Qysylorda and Schambyl.

The continental climate is characterized by very cold winters and low rainfall. Therefore, for the most part, an artificial one irrigation with the waters of the Syr-Darja and Ili rivers. In 2012 the vineyard area covered 13,000 hectares, of which 155,000 hectoliters of wine were produced (see also under Wine production volumes ). Around a third of these are table grapes, Specialty are sprinkled Dessert wines and sparkling wines, The former capital Almaty (Alma-Ata) is the center of sparkling wine production. The Blend 2010:

vine colour Synonyms hectare
Rkatsiteli White - 3552
Bayanshira White - 645
Saperavi red - 428
Kuldzhinskii pink Chulsinsky, Kouldjinka, Kulchinskii 385
Muscat Rose pink Variety of Muscat Blanc 227
Pinot Noir red - 180
Riesling White - 111
Maiskii Chernyi red Majskij Chernyj, Mayskiy 110
Cabernet Franc red - 56
Matrasa red Madrasa, Matrassa 28
Muscat Violet red Variety of Muscat Blanc 27
Cabernet Sauvignon red - 20
Ruby red - 9
Rubinovy Magaracha red Magaracha Ruby ?

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