Gevgelija-Valandovo wine district

GEVGELIJA-VALANDOVO

WINE DISTRICT

This is the typical region for the sub-mediterranean climate zone. The influ¬ence of the mediterranean climate from the Aegean Sea is mostly felt near the flow of the River Vardar in this vineyard in the Republic of Macedonia. The long warm summers and the relatively warm winters feature this vine¬yard. The average air temperature per year is 14.0 °С in Gevgelija and 14.5 °С in Valandovo.

The average vegetation temperature varies from 18.2°С in Gevgelija to 18.8°С in Valan¬dovo. The absolute maximum temperatures are usually higher than 44°С, whereas the absolute minimum is rarely below -10 °С. Ex¬tremely hot summer days happen to appear in September, too.