According to climate characteristics and EU classification, Republic of Macedonia belongs in III-C-b zone for producing wine types of grape, and has adopted the enological regulations for this zone. Other regions of this particular area include Mediterranean France, Corsica, Southern Italy and Spain. It is a region ideal for viticultivation of the best quality RED grapes. Adding sugar is prohibited.
The intense aroma of the Macedonian wines is result of the combined influence of the Mediterranean and continental climates, with warm summer days and cooler nights. The lengthy ripening process concentrates the sugar and acids in the grapes, ensuring rich colors and complex aromas in the wines.