"Milestii Mici" Shop, Chisinau

"Milestii Mici" Shop, Chisinau

Founded in 1969, the Mileștii Mici winery is famous internationally for having the world's largest natural wine cellar complex. Extended for 200 km, of which only 55 km are actually in use right now, the Mileștii Mici cellars are also noted for holding the biggest in the world wine collection – of nearly 2 million bottles – registered in the Guinness World Book of Records.

Some of these wines are stored for several decades prior to being sold. More than 70% of them are red, 20% are white and nearly 10% are dessert wines. The grapes from which the wines are made include Pinot, Traminer, Muscat, Riesling, Dnestrovscoie, Mileștscoie, Codru, Negru de Purcari, Trandafirul Moldovei, Auriu, and Cahor-Ciumai.

Today, the Mileștii Mici wines can be found in a multitude of countries like Sweden, Japan, the United States, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Poland, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Finland, and even China. Luckily, whilst in Chisinau, you can savor the Mileștii Mici wines without having to travel farther than the downtown area.

The available range is enormous and includes, among other “gems”, the likes of Feteasca 1987, Riesling 1986, Milestscoe 1986, Gratiesti 1986, Muscat 1988, Trandafirul Moldovei 1986, Auriu 1986, and Cahor-Ciumai 1986. All of these and more wines can be found at the firm store in the heart of Chisinau.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 9:00 – 19:00
Saturday: 9:00 – 17:00
Sunday: 9:00 - 15:00
Sight description based on Wikipedia.

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Sight Name: "Milestii Mici" Shop
Sight Location: Chisinau, Moldova (See walking tours in Chisinau)
Sight Type: Shopping
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