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Wine Distributors in Russia

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Countries in the database

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 Russia

Russia or the Russian Federation, is a country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Capital: Moscow, Official language: Russian, Continent: Europe. Russia is as a country with a rich cultural heritage, vast territories and colossal natural-resource potential.

Wine Importers and distributors in Russia

What alcoholic beverages are popular and enjoyed in Russia?

Vodka (the national drink of Russia). Beer, Wine, Champagne and Sparkling Wine, Cognac and Herbal Liquors.

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

Celebrations and Festivities, Formal Dinners and Banquets, Social Gatherings and Parties. Restaurant Dining, Cultural and Art Events, Wine Tastings and Wine Clubs.

What are the most popular imported wines in Russia?

Wines from France and Italian Wines have a stable presence in the Russian wine market. Some of the most popular international wines in Russia include also Wines from Georgia, Spanish Wines, Chilean Wines, Argentine Wines. Wines from United States, Germany, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia and others are also popular.

What are the popular choices among wine drinkers in Russia?

Red Wines (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz/Syrah, and Pinot Noir). Dry White Wines (Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris). Sparkling Wine/Champagne, Sweet and Dessert Wines, Rosé Wines.

Where can you buy international wines in Russia?

Numerous wine merchants and specialty wine shops offer a wide selection of wines from around the world. Online wine platforms, Supermarkets and Hypermarkets. Wine Importers and Distributors (they often supply wines to restaurants, hotels, and retail establishments).

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

Specialized Wine Shops, Online Wine Retailers, Organic and Health Food Stores. Wine Bars and Restaurants with a focus on natural and organic products, Wine Festivals and Events.

Does Russia have its own wine production?

Russia has several wine regions where grapes are cultivated. The most prominent wine regions in Russia include: Krasnodar Krai (Krasnodar Krai is one of the country’s leading wine regions), another significant wine-producing region is a Rostov Oblast and Stavropol Krai (vineyards and wine production).

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

Distributors and Wholesalers. Retail Outlets. Russian HoReCa Sector. Online Retail and Delivery Platforms. Wine Events and Exhibitions. Direct Sales to Restaurants and Hotels.

Wine Importers and distributors in Russia

What organization in Russia does regulate wine importation?

In Russia, the regulation and control of wine importation, as well as the importation of all alcoholic beverages, is overseen by the Federal Service for the Regulation of the Alcohol Market (Rosalkogolregulirovanie or RAR). RAR is a federal executive body responsible for regulating and supervising the production, storage, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages, including wine, in Russia.

What are key aspects related to wine import in Russia?

Licensing and Permits, Customs and Tariffs, Labeling and Packaging, Certification and Compliance. Distribution Channels, Market Trends and Preferences, Compliance with Regulations.

What are key aspects related to wine export into Russia?

Market Research, Import Regulations and Documentation, Distribution Channels. Logistics and Transportation, Language and Localization, Pricing and Competitive Landscape. Marketing and Promotion, Building Relationships, Compliance with Regulations.

What exhibitions and fairs are organized in Russia for wine producers, wine importers, wine influencers, sommeliers, experts, professionals?

Prodexpo (annual international exhibition), Vinexpo Moscow, WinExpo (annual wine exhibition). Prowein Russia, Interwine Russia, WorldFood Moscow (international exhibition for food and beverages).