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Odobesti

One of the oldest and most important wine growing areas Romania in the Moldova region in the central east, which is named after the city of the same name. Wine-growing was already practiced here by the Romans at the turn of the times. In Odobesti is the historical wine cellar “Beciul Domnesc” (cellar of the ruler), built by Prince Mihai Sturza in 1839, which is open to tourists. The area is particularly known for its light and dry table wines. A large amount of brandy is also produced here. The most common varieties are the native ones Băbească Neagră. Codana. Feteasca Alba. Fetească Neagră. Fetească Regală. Galbenă de Odobesti. Mustoasă de Măderat. Plavay and Sarba, The vines are traditionally raised in a star-shaped trellis system with up to 20 horizontally arranged bars.

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