Gaidar Shuaibov, acting chairman of the committee for viticulture and alcohol products turnover, has informed that a total of 584m RUB is allocated to support wine-making industry. According to him, the federal budget supported the sector with 460m to establish vineyards, while the remaining 124m is the fund provided by the regional budget to subsidize grape processing. Mr Shuaibov also informed that 713 ha of vineyards have been established this year, but the total area of planned vineyards is 1500 ha.
Last year wine-makers received 480m roubles, as a result, Dagestan managed to harvest over 168,8k tonnes of grape, i.e. 19,6k tonnes more than the last year’s harvest.