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Wine Distributors in Kazakhstan

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The information about the countries that are represented in the distributor database. The section describes each country, the number of contacts and features of wine distribution.

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Countries

  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Northern Ireland (UK)
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Saint Lucia
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland (UK)
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • St. Helena
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom (Great Britain)
  • Uruguay
  • USA
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wales (UK)
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

About Kazakhstan

The Republic of Kazakhstan is the 9th largest country in the world, located in the heart of the Eurasian continent, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Capital: Nur-Sultan (Astana), Official languages: Kazakh, Russian, Continent: Europe, Asia. Today, Kazakhstan is a modern, prosperous state with a booming economy, vast reserves of natural resources and ambitions to become one of the top 30 developed countries on earth by 2030. Kazakhstan is considered the birthplace of apples and tulips, and the first place on the planet where wild horses were domesticated.

Kazakhstan. Capital. Wine importers.

What alcoholic beverages are popular and enjoyed in Kazakhstan?

Vodka, Beer, Shubat (Shubat is a traditional fermented beverage made from camel’s milk), Wine. Another favourite drinks are Cognac and Brandy, Liqueurs (Popular choices include imported liqueurs like Baileys, Amaretto, and Jägermeister).

On what occasions is it customary to drink wine in Kazakhstan?

In Kazakhstan, wine is consumed as a part of social gatherings, celebrations, and meals: Celebrations and Festivals, Formal Dinners and Banquets.  This list can be supplemented with Family Gatherings, Restaurant Dining, Toasts and Ceremonies, Social Gatherings.

What are the most popular imported wines in Kazakhstan?

French Wines, Italian Wines, Spanish Wines, Wines from Chile and Argentina. Wines from United States, Australia, New Zealand and others are also popular.

What are the popular choices among wine drinkers in Kazakhstan?

Red Wines. Rosé Wines (Grenache, Syrah, and Cinsault are popular rose grape varietals). White Wines. Sparkling Wines (Champagne, Prosecco, and sparkling wines from other regions). Sweet and Dessert Wines.

Grapes, Wine Producers. Wine Importers.

Where can you buy wines, fine wines in Kazakhstan?

Wine shops and specialized boutiques, Duty-Free Shops (Duty-free shops at international airports in Kazakhstan, such as Almaty International Airport and Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport).  And a few more places where you can easily buy your favourite wines are: Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Online Wine Retailers, Restaurants and Wine Bars.

Where can you buy bio, natural, organic, and vegan wines in Kazakhstan?

Wine Shops and Retail Stores, Organic and Natural Food Stores, Online Wine Retailers, Wine Events and Fairs, Directly from Wineries.

Does Kazakhstan have its own wine production?

The country has a long history of winemaking that dates back thousands of years. Kazakhstan is considered one of the ancient birthplaces of viticulture and winemaking. Kazakhstan’s wine production primarily takes place in the southern regions of the country, such as Almaty, Zhambyl, and South Kazakhstan. These regions have favorable climatic conditions, including warm summers and fertile soils, which are conducive to grape cultivation.
The year 2005 can be considered the beginning of the Renaissance of Kazakhstani winemaking – new vineyards started to be planted, new wineries appeared, and as a result – Kazakhstani wines are becoming more and more recognisable in the country and in the world.

What are the main distribution channels for wine importers in Kazakhstan?

Wine Distribution Companies, Retailers and Supermarkets (Wine importers can work directly with retailers and supermarkets to place their wines on store shelves). Kazakhstan’s HoReCa Sector, Online Retailers and E-commerce Platforms, Wine Events and Tastings, Duty-Free Shops.

Kazakhstan. Capital. Wine importers.

What organization in Kazakhstan does regulate wine importation?

In Kazakhstan, the regulation of wine importation is overseen by the Committee for Quality and Safety Control of Goods and Services (Committee) under the Ministry of Trade and Integration. The Committee is responsible for ensuring the compliance of imported wines with the applicable quality and safety standards.

What are key aspects related to wine import in Kazakhstan?

Import Regulations and Compliance, Tariffs and Duties, Certification and Labeling. And a few other important points: Licensing and Permits, Logistics and Transportation, Market Knowledge, Consumer Preferences and Trends.

What are key aspects related to wine export into Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan Market Research, Import Regulations and Compliance, Distribution Channels, Logistics and Transportation. And it should also be added here: Pricing and Competitiveness, Marketing and Promotion, Cultural Considerations, After-sales Support.

What exhibitions and fairs are organized in Kazakhstan for wine producers to showcase their products, network and reach out the Kazakhstan and other wine markets?

Astana Wine Festival (annual event), Almaty Wine Festival (It brings together local and international wine producers, distributors, and enthusiasts), Local Wine Competitions and Events.