22 May 2022

Moldovan winemakers look to EU after sales to Russia and Ukraine decline Moldovan winemakers look to EU after sales to Russia and Ukraine decline | Euronews Euronews Euronews euronews_icons_loading Loading

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On the hills above a small Moldovan village, Nicolae Tronciu examines his vines and the buds ready to bloom. The war is raging in neighbouring Ukraine, some 50 kilometres away, but he has his eyes set on the West. He started marketing his wine four years ago in the hope of bringing back his sons who have left for other countries when he retires.  "I sell mainly in Europe, especially in Romania," the 71-year-old Tronciu said. The man with piercing blue eyes, whose wife was born in a camp in [...]