Purcari Wineries Group
Purcari Wineries Group is a leading player in the wine and brandy segments in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region, managing around 1,000 hectares of vineyards and 4 wineries located in Romania and the Republic of Moldova: Purcari, Crama Ceptura, Bostavan and Bardar.
The Group encompasses a range of wine brands across all price segments in the still and sparkling wine segments and a brand in the premium brandy segment.
Purcari Wineries Group is the largest wine exporter from Moldova, delivering to over 30 markets in Europe (Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Norway, UK, etc.), in Asia (China, Japan, South Korea) and in America (Canada and USA).
In 2016, the Group received 23 medals for quality of its Purcari wines from Decanter, IWCS, Challenge International du Vin Bordeaux and Concours Mondial de Bruxelles.
The Groups largest shareholder, with a 63.6% stake, is Horizon Capital, a private equity fund manager with investments in the CEE region. The founder and CEO of the Group, Victor Bostan holds 30%, while IFC, part of the World Bank, has a 6.4% stake.
In 2016, the output of the Group stood at 11.9 million bottles.
In January 2018, the group had over 500 employees in its four wineries.