Oldest and most important wine growing area in the region Dobrogea (Dobruja) in the extreme southeast Romania, which is named after the place of the same name. The vineyards are located on hills near the Black Sea coast. The wine cellars of Murfatlar were already used by the Roman poet ovid (43 BC to AD 8). Numerous archaeological finds from viticulture equipment from the antiquity can be visited in the Museum in Constanta and in the Viticulture Museum in Murfatlar. The Murfatlar State Winery on the Black Sea also includes a research institute and, with 4,000 hectares of vineyards, is one of the largest Romanian winegrowing companies. The climate is characterized by a lot of sunshine and low rainfall. In the past, white wines and heavy, sweet wines were the main products Dessert wines out autochthonous Varieties and the Tamîioasa (Muscat Blanc). Today are increasing Chardonnay. Gewurztraminer. Muscat Ottonel. Pinot gris and Riesling Italico ( Riesling ) such as Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Pinot Noir cultured.