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Acorex is a Moldovan wine producer from Cricova.


The Acorex company started its activity in 1989 as an exporter of Moldovan wines. In the beginning the company was carrying out only trade operations by selling wines produced by various Moldovan wineries. During that time period (post-perestroika), few Moldovan wine producers could provide a consistent quality product. That is in big part the reason for which the management of Acorex company took the decision to build its own modern factory for wine production and bottling.

In August 1998, with an investment of 14 millions US dollars, the construction of the first Moldovan private wine factory was accomplished. The company refused to cooperate with other Moldovan wine producers and completely focused on the production and selling of its own products.

Starting with 1999, the company started to build a program of individual production of grapes in order to control the quality of the products starting with the very first stages of its preparation.

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Acorex Wine Holding performs the processing of the grapes at three wine factories of primary processing in the south of Moldova in the villages of Corten, Tvardita, Valea Perjei, as well as at one of the wineries from the center of the country. The wineries are equipped with modern French and Italian equipment that is necessary for the processing of the grapes (crushers, pumps, pneumatic press, filters, vertical and horizontal reactors with controlled fermentation temperature).

The high quality grapes of Acorex Wine Holding comes from the vineyards in the south of Moldova. The total area of these vineyards is 3000 hectares, and the harvest coming from it fully supplies the company with raw material. The company permanently consults with the best experts in viticulture.

Foreign wine-makers – experts are invited to perform the quality control of the production processes at the facilities of the company, giving the needed consulting to the Moldovan colleagues.

In 2003 the company became the first in Moldova to receive a certificate of production of organic wines from the Swiss company SGS. These are the wines of "Terra Verde" trade mark.

In the list of products are presented the following trade marks: "Acorex Wine", "Red & Wine", "Legenda", "Albastrele", "Corten" and "Terra Verde". These include 140 names of different categories.

The implementation of technologies and the permanent control of products’ quality will allow the company to introduce its wines to the markets of Northern America and Europe.

Today the geography of the export of Acorex Wine Holding wines remains the widest of all Moldovan producers. The products of the company are well known in many countries of the world, among which are United Kingdom, Belgium, Japan, Poland, Russia, United States, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Greece, China, Romania and many others.

In the collection of the company are more than 110 awards that were conferred from 1999 at the prestigious international wine tasting contests.

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Moldovan wine producers


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