KEY FIGURES
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ECONOMY
– Economic Impact: 17-20% of Agriculture GDP
– Export of Alcoholic Drinks: Wine driven
– Second largest agricultural export after tobacco
REGION
– Macedonia is in the C3 area of the oenological map – Other regions include Mediterranean France, Corsica, Southern Italy and Spain
– Region ideal for viticultivation of the best quality RED grapes
– Adding sugar is prohibited
HARVEST
– Vineyards Area: 33.500 ha (70% wine varieties, 30% table grape varieties)
– Wine varieties 24 777 ha (represent 0,4% of world vine area)
– 28 grape varieties 50% red and white respectively
– Up to 300 thousand tons harvested grapes
– 3 wine regions / 16 wine district
PRODUCTION
– Wine Production: up to 120 million liters
(25th country in the world by wine production)
– 40% production of bottled wine
– 60% sold in bulk
WINERIES
– Number of Registered Wineries (2014): 84 (28 in 2003)
– Wineries: Diversified Structure
• 90% with capacity below 5 mil liters
• 5 wineries with capacity from 5 mil – 15 mil liters
• 4 wineries with capacity from 15 mil – 50 mil liters
– Domestic Consumption: 10 l per capita
– Export Oriented Wineries
• Improvement in the quality of grape production
• Significant investment in advanced technology
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SALES
– 15% domestic market
– 85% export to 38 countries
– Total export income: 50.000.000 Euros
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• EU is the key wine export destination,
accounting for 66% of the total export
volume and 61% of the total value in 2014,
followed by CEFTA countries

• Macedonia is 7th wine import trading
partner to EU-27 countries

• EU-MK agro regulative
(free wine trade with EU members)

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