National Wine Day In Moldova Date in the current year: October 9, 2016

National Wine Day In Moldova On the first weekend of October, Moldovans celebrate National Wine Day. This holiday was established in 2001 to recognize the significance of wine-making and viticulture. The celebration usually lasts all weekend.

The Republic of Moldova has a well established wine industry and is known for its wines, most of which are exported to over 50 countries. Besides, many families grow grapes and produce domestic wines, using the recipes that have been passed down through the generations.

National Wine Day is the celebration of Moldovan wines and long standing traditions of winemaking. It is marked with colorful fairs, wine tastings, competitions, open-air performances, and other events. Many winemaking companies participate in the activities to promote their wines. Some people wear national clothing on the occasion of the festival, honoring the country's cultural traditions.

National Wine Day celebrations attract thousands of people, both Moldovans and foreign tourists. The largest celebration is held in the capital city of Chișinău. Many tourists also attend the various wine tours through the country, including world famous and Guinness record holding underground cellars Cricova and Milestii Mici, which has the largest wine collection in the world.

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