History of the Company

  • Salcuta” wine company is one of the leading high quality wine producers in the Republic of Moldova. The company is located in the south-eastern part of the country, in Salcuta village of Causeni district, in the winemaking region of Stefan Voda.

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The history of “Salcuta” company is inextricably linked with the history of the region, where viticulture and winemaking has been developed since ancient times, and later the best white wines in the country has been made. Here the local winemaking tradition and European achievements successfully combined and the best European varieties (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, etc.) took hold along with the traditional grape varieties (Feteasca Alba, Rara Neagra, Plavai).
Historically, the roots of winemaking in Salcuta village go in the second half of the XIXth century.

Our History

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    1895

    The first
    private wineries
    Association of local winegrowers and expansion of vineyards begin. As a result of these efforts, by the end of the XIXth century a workshop for primary processing of grapes and wine storage cellars appeared in this countryside.
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    1950

    Primary
    winery
    Construction of a primary winery – the largest one at that time for the entire region. The annual output capacity of the company amounted to 2,000 tons of grapes.
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    1970

    Full
    modernization
    of production facilities
    Twenty years after the start of construction the company underwent a full modernization, following which it was equipped with the most advanced at that time domestic equipment.
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    1995

    Establishment
    of “Salcuta”
    company
    After a period of decline the company experiences a rebirth. A joint Moldovan-Belgian venture was established in Salcuta village on the basis of the historic winery. This is how “Salcuta” company, one of the leaders of modern winemaking in the Republic of Moldova, appeared.
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    2015

    20th anniversary
    of “Salcuta” company
    “Salcuta” company celebrates its anniversary ranking among the leaders of the Moldovan wine market. The company has its own raw material base, is equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment, and the quality and image of the company are known far beyond the borders of the Republic of Moldova.

Geography of Sales

Over the two decades of its modern history “Salcuta” company achieved significant success in improving the quality of products and promotion in new markets. Our wines are present in the markets of Germany, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, the Baltic States, Japan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and the African continent – wherever their individuality and diversity have been duly appreciated.

Over these years the company has implemented many technological innovations, becoming one of the first companies in Moldova, which organized a full cycle of wine production – from its own vine nursery and plantations to bottling and deliveries of the goods on shelves. We are a modern, dynamically developing company not only with a rich history, but also with a strategic importance for the entire winemaking of Moldova. Our wines comply with international quality standards and are honored with professional awards and were recognized at prestigious international wine festivals and competitions.