Milestii Mici Winery
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''Milestii Mici'' Winery

The company became famous for its Golden Collection wines. It eas included in the Guiness Book of Records as the largest wine collection in Europe, with over 1,5 million of collection bottles.    Ialoveni raion, Mileștii Mici village. Distance: 25 km far from Chişinău



This underground wine city appeared after the extraction of time stone deposits in the '70s of the last century, at a depth of 40-85 m and is one of the largest in the world."Milestii Mici" Winery was founded in 1969. The total number of bottles stored in the cellars of "Milestii Mici"exceeds 2 million.  The complex of galleries from "Milestii Mici" is itself the largest in Europe, stretching over nearly 250 km, of which only 120 km are used and may be travelled throught by vehicle. The wines stored here are made of different  harvest years between 1968 and 1991. The spirit of the old times is felt in this underground wine city, emerged from wide tunnels. The constant temperature of 12-14 C and the relative humidity of 85-95% of this "Wine Kingdom" ideally contribute to the preservation of the Moldovan strategic stock and the discovery of the natural qualities of elite wines. From all the regions of the country, the wines of the best vintage years were brought from all over Moldova in "Milestii Mici" galleries, The microclimate created in the galleries  (constant temperature and humidity) do nothing else but improve the wine quality. The bottles have a very sprecial design and original label imitating the map of the underground wine city "Milestii Mici". Some cazas of the "Golden Collection" are rented and the people interested in collecting wines can keep them here.