Bayadera Group, one of the largest alcohol holdings in the Ukrainian market, completed the grape harvesting season in Koblevo (Mykolaiv region) on more than 2,000 hectares, having collected 9,500 tons, down by 9.5% YoY.
According to the group’s press release, the harvesting campaign ended on October 7 and lasted for 1.5 months. Almost 70% of the harvest was collected by hand to create wines of the Reserve and Select lines.
According to the chief agronomist of Koblevo winery, Dmytro Moshul, the yield of such varieties as Chardonnay, Traminer, Cabernet, Merlot is 30-40 hundredweights/ha and for nutmeg varieties from 70-90 hundredweights/ha. The average yield on Koblevo lands is about 50-60 hundredweights /ha.
“The next stage in Koblevo is the processing of grapes, the creation of young wine and its aging. Traditionally, the first bottling of wine of the 2020 season will take place at the beginning of 2021,” Bayadera Group noted.
Bayadera Group was founded in 1991. The group unites core assets in the alcohol industry – distribution companies and its own production of alcoholic drinks in Ukraine and Belarus, wine, vermouth and cognac and is also the exclusive importer of the world alcohol brands in Ukraine. (Open4Business/Business World Magazine)