The country already has a lot to offer. As we all know, hot sunshine, of which the country boasts in abundance, produces full-bodied, fruit forward red wines. It is this big, bold style that has put the dark skinned Vranec in people’s minds as a wine of quality. Yet there is more to country wine making than this. The influences of the varied microclimates, soils and winemaking philosophies mean that the country is a rich haven of crisp, fresh whites, lusciously sweet hedonism, playful rose and even a small amount of sparkling wine.
This small territory is fascinating for both Macedonian consumers and a rapidly growing international audience. Those already familiar with grape varieties such as Vranec, Temjanika or Stanushina are going to witness a rise in quality unlike anything seen so far in the Republic of Macedonia.