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Macedonia produces a host of indigenous varieties, including Vranec, Kratosija, Smederevka and Žilavka.

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Main autochthonous varieties:

Main wine-growing regions:

  • Povardarie – centrally-located around Skopje;
  • Pcinja-Osogovo – on the border with Bulgaria;
  • Pelagonija-Polog – around Lake Ohrid, on the border with Albania.


Tikves winery in Macedonia – photograph provided by Wines of Balkans.

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