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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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UNESCO

Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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UNESCO

Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

The Vine and Wine Museum

judetul Arad, Crisana

Phone0257 461108
0257 461426
AddressCom. Ghioroc,
Emailoffice@museumarad.ro

Description

The museum, arranged in a tour of force in 1988, has archaeological pieces, tools, equipment, documents and photos on the history of viticulture and winemaking on one of the oldest wine-growing areas in the territory of Romania, vineyard Minis - Madeira. There is credible evidence that talk about the practice of viticulture in the area since antiquity. The first documentary attestation of the Minis vineyards dates from XI century. The cultivated area has increased permanently.

Thus, if under the Turkish domination in 1562 are recorded 700 hectares of vineyard planted, in 1746 a half century after the Habsburg domination establishment, there were already more than 2,000 hectares of vineyard, surface tripled in the twentieth century. Wines with denomination of controled origin produced here are red varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Burgundy and white varieties Italian Riesling, Furmint, Muscat Ottonel.

Since 1744, in the Minis-Covasant area is produced the sweet wine from the variety Cadarca. The most important recognition of its quality dates from 1862, when at the International Exhibition from London, a sweet red wine of Minis was called "king of wines".
During the communist regime, they moved to reorganize and intensive exploitation of vineyards, quality losing more and more ground in favor of quantity. After 1989, with the return of vineyard lands, the production decreased, and the projects of economic and tourist boost in the area just begun.

The Vine and Wine Museum Minis / Ghioroc can be visited only by request.
Access: DN Arad - Sambateni - Ghioroc, Railway Station: Ghioroc

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