Vizba Valandovo Winery
We planted our first vineyard back in 1948. Purchased 200 acres on Pogana, Josifovo, Pirava, Čaparica and Rabrovo commenced development of these hillside vineyards into what becomes Vizba Valandovo Winery.
In 1953, the first significant production was make, with a capacity of more than 3.000.000 litres. The winery purchased a premium property in the sub-region of Valandovo. The property was carefully selected and planted to proven varieties such as Vranac, Cabernet Sauvignon, Victoria, and Riesling.
We also started relationships and business partnerships with grape growers throughout the region, many of which still exist today.
The agricultural combine ``ANSKA REKA``
In the 1970s, winery and vineyard became the agricultural combine “Anska Reka”. With 1120 ha vineyard and 7700 tones wine capacity. “Anska Reka” was one of the biggest economic development company in Valandovo.
SKOMEKA International Fair
“Anska Reka” has won five prizes at the International Fair SKOMEKA 1976 in Skopje: 3 Gold awards for grapes “Valandovo’s red Drenak”, “White winter grape” and “Californian miracle”, silver Award went to pomegranate and bronze to “Ribier” grape.
Wine production have increased in a capacity from 1953 years – 3,000.000 litr, 1968 – 5,000.000 litr, 1973 – 8, 250.000 litr, 1978 – 19,450.000 litr.
In 1978 was accepted solution to invest for building new cisterns for red wine fermentation.
``ANSKA REKA -Komerc``
The agriculture combine ``Anska Reka`` is the biggest enterprise in the borough of Valandovo and one of the leading working organisations of its branch in SR of Macedonia. ``Anska Reka`` has over 2.500 ha of arable land, mostly with vineyard plantations and grain commodities.More than 20.000 tons of table and wine grapes are produced for the home and foreign markets. Significant part is processed in its own cellar with 15.000 tons capacity. The combine has its own refrigerated store-house with 5.000 tons capacity.
Vzba Valandovo founded on 15 February 2004 by Roto-founders ULAGANJA doo Croatia, Zagreb. Private, foreign capital, average firm size.
Vizba Valandovo Winery
The capacity was enlarging constantly thru the years with overhead inox cisterns, to the present value of 12.5 million liters. There is a special vault also, with barrels made from American oak. We have a land property of 500 ha of vine plantations, wine vault, cold storage and finally an exclusive pomegranate and watermelons plantation.
Today the winery comprises over 1000 hectares of land, and has a capacity of 12 500 000 liters of wine per year. It produces over 5 000 000 litters of wine from own grape production.