Dealu Mare wine region

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Muntenia area within Romania

The Dealu Mare wine region is located within the Muntenia area of Romania.[1][2] It is located around Valea Călugărească commune[3] in Prahova County, best known for its red wines,[4] and the Pietroasele commune[5] in Buzău County, best known for white wines.[6] Typically identified as one of the most important wine regions in Romania,[7] it encompasses about 400 square kilometres under the Southern Carpathians.

Grape varieties[edit]

Red grape varieties grown in Dealu Mare:

White grape varieties grown in Dealu Mare:


  1. ^ Clarke, Oz. Oz Clarke's New Wine Atlas: Wines and Wine Regions of the World, p. 224 (2002)
  2. ^ Julyan, Brian K. Sales and Service for the Wine Professional, pp. 159-60 (2008)
  3. ^ Nash, Nathaniel C. (8 March 1995). Valea Calugareasca Journal; From Communist Vineyards, a Bouquet of Iodine, The New York Times
  4. ^ Hoge, Tom (13 January 1983) Romanian Wine Wins Fans in the U.S., Palm Beach Post (Associated Press story)
  5. ^ "Romania wine regions". Retrieved 2013-02-21.
  6. ^ "O staţiune de cercetare, care are deja un secol, îşi livrează licorile pe piaţa românească" [Century-old research center delivers wines for the Romanian market]. July 1, 2009. Retrieved 2013-02-21.
  7. ^ Estreicher, Stefan K. Wine: From Neolithic Times to the 21st Century, p. 141 (2006)

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