The republic in Southeastern Europe on the Balkan Peninsula was formerly part of Yugoslavia and from 2003 an autonomous province of Serbia, In February 2008, she proclaimed herself independent by parliamentary decision. Kosovo is divided into the two wine-growing areas Juzni and Severni. The vineyards covered before the war about 10,000 hectares of vineyards, especially the red wines Cabernet Franc. Gamay and Pinot Noir such as Riesling, On the border to Albania grows the well-known brand wine Amselfelder (Kosovsko Vino). The vineyards and many wineries are after the years of confusion only in the construction again.