Odessa region - the pearl
of winemaking of Ukraine!
The wine history of this region dates back to ancient times, when six hundred years BC the ancient Greeks founded the first colonies in the Northern Black Sea.
To its potential, the Odessa region is able to compete with Bordeaux, Piedmont, Champagne and the Rhine Valley.
The uniqueness of the Odessa terroir is conditioned by the influence of continental and maritime climate, salt estuaries and rich southern black earths. About 250 sunny days a year, most of the region lies within the so-called "wine latitude".
The Odessa region presented the world with unique local grape varieties and is ideally suited for growing classic European varieties: Chardonnay, Muscat, Traminer, Cabernet, Bastardo, Pinot Noir and others.
And the city of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, which is located south of Odessa, is the historic homeland of winemaking in the Odessa region.
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine. Its history began in the IV century. B.C. Over the 25 centuries of its existence, the city has changed its name 22 times. It changed its name, but the word "white" was always present in his name. One of the most famous names is Akkerman, which translates as "white fortress".
Historic Akkerman is one of the most ancient wine terroirs in Europe, the symbol of which is the mighty ancient fortress. Akkerman has long been famous for its vineyards, where they ripen berries with unique organoleptic characteristics.
Akkerman Distillery- the birth
of winemaking masterpieces!
Akkerman Distillery was founded in 1996 in Odesa region, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi. It is the ancient name of the city - Akkerman - the company owes its name.
Today, the Akkerman Distillery is one of the largest manufacturing enterprises in Ukraine producing winemaking products that produce such products as wines and brandies of TM Aznauri, wines of TM Lustdorf, brandies of TM Art Glass. It has been completely updated and upgraded in 2019.