In January-September, OJSC Agroindustrial Firm Fanagoria (Krasnodar Territory), one of the largest wine-making enterprises in Russia, increased the production of wine products by 28% compared to the same period last year – up to 1.9 million decalitres (dal), reported Interfax in the company.
Including the production of grape wines increased by 30% – up to 1.7 million decaliters.
Production increased mainly due to an increase in the production of still wines (by 35%). “The production of cognac and chacha has slightly decreased, but after several years of decline, the production of balsams has increased again,” said a company representative. Thus, the production of balsams increased 1.8 times – up to 1.6 thousand decaliters.
At the same time, the production of champagne and sparkling wines decreased by almost 10% – to 129.9 thousand decaliters, cognac – by 19% – to 46.6 thousand decaliters, grape vodka (chacha) – by 12% – to 30 thousand decaliters. . gave.
In addition, the harvest of late-ripening grape varieties – “Cabernet Sauvignon”, “Rkatsiteli”, continues. As of October 1, the Fanagoria winery accepted 19.947 thousand tons of grapes for processing. The planned collection volume is about 29 thousand tons.
Fanagoria is engaged in the production of wine, as well as the cultivation of grapes, other crops, wholesale and retail trade. All vineyards of the company are located on the Taman Peninsula (Temryuk district of the Krasnodar Territory). Products are shipped to most regions of the Russian Federation and exported to China, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Lebanon, Tajikistan.
In 2019, the enterprise processed 32.635 thousand tons of its own grapes (an increase of 24% compared to 2018). Wine production amounted to 2 million decaliters – 9.5% less than a year earlier. Net profit grew 3.4 times – up to 646.9 million rubles, revenue – by 4% – up to 4.038 billion rubles.
In 2020, the company plans to increase production by 2.4% – up to 2.055 million decaliters, start supplying wines to Canada, Finland, as well as Denmark and Sweden.