Tag Archives: Moldova

• Putin’s private wine cellars so vast, you need a car. Take a tour

Putin’s private wine cellars so vast, you need a car. Take a tour

The Moldovan cellars where Vladmir Putin keeps his wine are so big you need to drive through them, writes Simon Howland. CNN’s Pat Kinsella was recently given a tour of Moldova’s state owned Cricova wine cellars and was allowed to handle some of the Russian President’s private stocks. The Russian leader keeps a private selection […]

• Why John Kerry Wants You to Drink Moldovan Wine

Why John Kerry Wants You to Drink Moldovan Wine

John Kerry was in Moldova today, among other reasons to promote its wine. As the first U.S. secretary of state to visit Moldova since James Baker went there in 1992, Kerry toured a winery and sampled its wares, unveiling a new label that will adorn Moldovan wines sold abroad. He announced a trade mission that […]

• Nation that drinks the most alcohol revealed in WHO report

Nation that drinks the most alcohol revealed in WHO report

Canadians are known worldwide for our prowess in the production of alcohol, but we’re practically teetotalers compared to some nations. This is according to a new survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO). Leading the pack is the tiny Eastern European nation of Moldova, whose citizens over the age of 15 consumed an awe-inspiring […]