The former too Yugoslavia The Republic of Makedonija became independent in 1991. For historical reasons claimed both Macedonia and (for the region of Macedonia with the three-peninsula peninsula of Chalcidice and the monastic republic Athos ) on its own (see also in this regard Macedonia ). After many years of dispute, the two states came to an agreement in 2018. On February 12, 2019, the official renaming of the state of Macedonia in northern Macedonia (Republika Severna Makedonija). In 2012, the vineyards covered 23,000 hectares with a production of 781,000 hectoliters of wine. The three wine-growing areas are called Povadarja, Plina-Osogovo and Pelagonija-Polog.
There are mainly red wines, small quantities of white wines and table grapes produced. Are red wines Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Merlot. kadarka, Kratošija ( Tribidrag ) Ohridsko Crno. Pinot Noir, Plovdina ( Pamid ) Prokupac. Stanušina Crna, Teran ( Terrano ), Vranec ( Vranac ) and Začinak, White wines are Chardonnay. Opsimo Edessis. Sauvignon Blanc, Temjanika ( Muscat Blanc ), Traminac ( Traminer ) Rkatsiteli. Žilavka and Župljanka, The name for the quality wines of controlled origin is Vrvno Vino. Well-known producers are Bovin-Negotino, Lozar-Veles and Povardarie Negotine.