Many popular brands of wine were bottled both in their city of origin and in Moscow. Afficianados always read the labels carefully


Akhsu
Azeri semi-dry red wine
Made Baku

Alazanskaia dolina
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Areni
Armenian red wine
Made in Erevan

Gurdzhani
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Gurdzhani
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Kaberne (Cabernet)
Moldavian red wine
Made in Moldavia

Kindzmarauli
Georgian wine
Bottled in Moscow

Matrasa
Azeri red wine
Bottled in Moscow

Mugan'
Azeri semi-dry white wine
Made in Baku

Mukuzani
Georgian red wine
Bottled in Moscow

Crimean Muskadet
Bottled in Moscow

Napadeuli
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Odzhaleshi
Georgian wine
Made in Tblisi

Portvein 92
Moldova white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Rkatstiteli Kakhuri
Georgian wine
Made in Tbilisi

Solnechnaia grozd'
(Sunshine bouquet)
Ukrainian white wine

Sovetskoe igristoe (brut)
After a lengthy trial, the USSR was forced
to market its champagne as Sovet Bubbly
(igristoe) abroad. For domestic sales, however,
the USSR was allowed to continue selling
the same wine as "champagne." There were
five gradations of champagne: sweet, semi-sweet,
semi-dry, dry, and brut. The gradations are
listed in decreasing order of popularity

Sovetskoe shampanskoe
(semi-sweet)

Sovetskoe shampanskoe
(dry)

Teliani
Georgian red wine
Bottled in Moscow

Tetra
Georgian wine
Made in Tbilisi

Tsinandali
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Tsolikauri
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Tvishi
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Vazisubani
Georgian white wine
Bottled in Moscow

Psou
Georgian red wine
Bottled in Moscow

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