The Ministry of Agriculture promises to increase funding for Russian winemaking

In 2023, funding for projects to stimulate winemaking and viticulture in Russia will increase by 1.5 times compared to the current year. Deputy Minister of Agriculture Andrey Razin explained that the budget provides for 3.5 billion rubles for these purposes.

“The implementation of the federal project “Promotion of viticulture and winemaking” developed by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia began this year ... Financing in the amount of 3.5 billion rubles is provided for 2023, which is 46% higher than the current year,” said Mr. Razin (quoted by TASS) .

Now the ministry is compiling a federal register of vineyards, which, according to Andrei Razin, will allow the authorities to assess the potential for the development of viticulture in Russia.

As Kommersant found out in September, in 2023 the area of ​​organic vineyards (without the use of pesticides) can grow up on 200 hectares to attract a new audience of winemakers and enter a higher price segment. Now, against the background of the difficult situation with the import of alcohol in Russia, the country has become enjoy popular wine from Uzbekistan.

On the supply of wine to Russia in the current conditions - in the exclusive material "Kommersant" "Tashkent - city of wine".

Andrey Sapozhnikov

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