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Moravia wine region has an area of about 17,450 ha (reported numbers always fluctuate depending on various factors). It is situated in the South Moravian Region and slightly extends into the region of Zlin. The annual average temperature is 9.42 ° C, mean annual precipitation 510 mm and the average annual duration of sunshine is 2244 hours.

The climate is most inland with occasional influence of Atlantic humid air. Moravian region is destined summary of climatic conditions for growing white wine grapes, which are characterized by crisp acidity and characteristics of the individual sub-areas. Blue varieties for the production of red wines in our latitude, not doing very well, but in recent years, due to warmer weather and better processing technologies their quality increases.

Soil factors are very varied and diverse. Largely dominated by the rocky soil, gravel, sand and also clay. This diversity of soil and climatic conditions impress Moravian wines their indelible character, which is characterized by subtle flavours and pleasant drinkability.

Sub - regions:

Mikulov  - area of 4500 hectares

Expanse of vineyards in Mikulov wine region is the same size as the original Mikulov wine region. This subregion is characterized Palava hills (the last extremity Calcareous Alps), which are not only beautiful, but also provide great vines mature. The bedrock is composed of calcareous clays, sands and loess. The most important variety is Welshriesling, which maturing here in great quality with a unique character. Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay are also the good quality types. North of Pálava thrive varieties Rhine Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pálava and Aurelius. The next most cultivated varieties: Grüner Veltliner, Muller-Thurgau, St. Laurent, Lemberger, Neuburg and Sylvaner.

Slovácko - area of 4400 hectares

This new wine region is composed of the original wine regions MutÄ›nice, Kyjov, Bzenec, Strážnice, Uherske HradištÄ› and Podluží. Located in the southeastern part of Moravia and has a very diverse natural conditions - this fact affects the rich varietal composition. Most cultivated varieties: Müller-Thurgau, Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Lemberger, Cabernet Moravia, Moravian Muscat.

Velke Pavlovice - area of 4750 hectares

It lies on the original vineyards Pavlovice -  Brno region. Sub-central part of the subsoil is largely composed of calcareous clay, marl, sandstone and conglomerates, which is suitable for growing red varieties. In the northern part of the area thrive white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Palava, Moravian Muscat and Müller-Thurgau. Southwest and south subregion is known for growing Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Blauer Portugieser. The next most cultivated varieties: St. Laurent, Lemberger, Neuburg and Sauvignon.

Znojmo  - area of 3800 hectares
Area vineyards Znojmo wine region is the same size as the original Znojmo wine region. Stony soils in the northern part of the region are suitable for growing Rhine Riesling, Grüner Veltliner and around Dolni Kounice for red varieties - especially Lemberger. Znojmo is the main area of white aromatic varieties - Müller-Thurgau, Sauvignon, Palava, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. The next most cultivated varieties: St. Laurent, Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Zweigeltrebe.