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The National Wine Day 2017: Celebrate the wine in harmony with nature

The National Wine Day, the most important holiday promoting our traditions that reached the 16th edition, will take place on October 7-8, in the Great National Assembly Square of Chisinau. The headline of the event “Keeping the Legend Alive”, calls for discovering the Moldovan Wine Legend and keeping it in harmony with nature.

The National Wine Day 2017 will be of an eco-responsible nature, encouraging customers to become friendly not only with the quality wine, that needs to be consumed moderately and consciously, but also with the environment. Thus, the biggest national holiday aims at reaching a higher level of eco-awareness, promoting European standards in sustainability.

Let’s become wine-friendly and eco-friendly

A record number of 47 wine producers will get united by the national wine brand “Wine of Moldova” and will let participants taste hundreds of types of quality wine from Protected Geographical Regions: young wine from 2017 harvest, collection and reserve wine, as well as products launched en premiere within the national holiday. Only this year Moldovan Wine won over 230 medals at the most important international contests.

The National Wine Day becomes eco-friendly – tasting in glasses made of tritan, a substance that allows for a correct tasting, inactive when interacting with wine, 100% recyclable and non-polluting. The organizers are planning to optimize the consume of energy, use renewable energy, significantly reduce the quantity of waste, collect separately and recycle the garbage, use non-polluting and bio-degradable materials, eco furniture etc.

Two authentic peasant yards will replicate the process of wine-making, with traditional benches, barrels, winepress, grapes, osier baskets and, of course, with traditional house hosts. Their presence will reflect the millenary wine-making traditions of or people.

Wine School – the best sommeliers and chefs will guide the participants through the mystery of conscious consumption of Moldovan Wine combined with the appropriate food, and will organize master classes.

Local gastronomic flavors – every visitor will be able to taste the best types of local food prepared during the event, assorted with Moldovan Wine and seasoned with artistic shows with all types of music.

Adventures on the Wine Road – thematic tours that will start from the heart of Chisinau to the origins of quality wine around the country. Reservations can be made at 4 info-points on the platform of the event.

Crafts market will include exhibitions and workshops of traditional craftsmen, as well as other activities which reveal Moldovan traditions and values.

 Concerts and an impressive show of lights – well-known folk music orchestras, dancing clubs from Chisinau and Moldovan regions and local music bands will entertain the public with their performance.

The official inauguration of the event will start with a huge hora dance in the Great National Assembly Square and an extraordinary parade to introduce all the wine producers attending the event.

We are waiting for you to discover the legend of Moldovan Wine and learn to keep it in harmony with nature!

The National Wine Day is organized by the National Office for Vine and wine, the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment, Wine products Producers’ Associations IGP “Codru”, “Valul lui Traian”, “Ștefan Vodă”, “Divin”, with the support of the strategic partner of the event, the Moldovan Competitiveness, Project and the general partner Moldova Agroindbank.

The Event in Numbers:


Present Wineries


Master Classes


Wine Tours


Artists and Bands


7th of October

Prezentatori: Lili Lozan, Eugen Bulgaru


Conferință de presă pre-event (în cortul ONVV)


Sosirea delegațiilor oficiale în Piața Marii Adunări Naționale

11.00 – 12.45

Ceremonia de deschidere oficială a sărbătorii cu genericul ”Păstrăm legenda vie”

  • Prolog – Compoziție coregrafică ”Maldovioara”, soliști Marcel, Cormelia Ștefăneț; surorile Osoianu
  • Invitația Delegației Oficiale (vin în scenă de la Arcul de Triumf)
  • Discursul oficialităților
  • ”Parada Vinificatorilor” – Reprezentanții fiecărei companii vinicole, însoțiți de o dansatoare, așează cîte o sticlă de vin, care reprezintă compania pe o construcție, care reprezintă logo-ul WOM (construcția se află în scenă).
  • Delegația oficială – înmînarea Premiilor
  • Delegațiile vizitează curțile țărănești și fac turul standurilor companiilor vinicole.
  • Orchestra de Muzică Populară  ”Mugurel” – program

14.00 – 19.35

Program artistic în scenă, transmisie directă Școala Vinului (master class-uri somelie și show gastronomic)

20.00 – 21.0

 Youth Orchestra with Friends (C. Scarlat, A. Manciu, Acord, A. Moon)

16.00 – 17.30  Evoluarea colectivelor etnofolclorice

21.00 – 22.00

Cristi Aldea Teodorovici Orchestra

8th of October

Prezentatori: Sergiu Beznițchi, Dana Ciobanu

12.00 – 12.15

Camera de Comerț înmânarea premiului “Polobocul de Aur”

12.15 – 13.15

Orchestra de muzică populară ”Plai Moldovenesc”

14.00 – 19.30

Program artistic – colective etnofolclorice din regiuni și Chișinău, fanfară, transmisie directă Școala Vinului (master class-uri somelie și show gastronomic)

14:00 – 15:00  Duelul Fanfarelor

16.30 – 17.30  Evoluarea colectivelor etnofolclorice

20.00 – 21.00

“Vali Boghean Band”

21.00 – 22.00

Argatu, România – program de muzică electronică cu show de lumini

Wine Tours

During the celebration of the National Wine Day you can find information about wine tours at the infopoint located near Turist Hotel. Buses to wineries will departure also from there.





National Wine Day returns to the Great National Assembly Square in on October 5th and 6th, 2013 with a revised concept. This year the organizers are bringing the audience closer to the wine producers through professional wine tastings, visits to the vineyards and special moments dedicated to the culture of wine, arts and gastronomy.

Более ста тысяч гостей Молдавского Национального дня вина, в том числе многочисленные зарубежные туристы, могли ближе познакомиться с молдавским вином.

In perioada desfașurarii Zilei Naționale a Vinului, 30 septembrie – 06 octombrie 2013, conform datelor Departamentului Politiei de Frontiera din cadrul Ministerului Afacerilor Interne, Republica Moldova a fost vizitata de 41.364 persoane.