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Grüne Woche 2011

Besuchen Sie uns auf der Grünen Woche in Berlin vom 21.-30. Januar. Halle 17 / 111/112.

Medaillen 2010

Vinalies 2010 - Frankreich - Gold für Solo Quinta 2009 und Chardonnay V-Legend of Transylvania 2009.

Chardonnay du Monde 2010: Bronze Medaille für Chardonnay V- Legend of Transylvania si Chardonnay Sole 2009.

Prowein Dusseldorf 2010 – Meininger - Bewertungen:
• Chardonnay Sole - 88 Punkte
• Cuvée Überland 2007 - 88 Punkte
• La Putere Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 - 86 Punkte
• La Putere Feteasca Neagra 2008 - 81 Punkte
• Feteasca Regala Sole 2009 - 82 Punkte

Start der Recaswine Internetseite in Deutscher Sprache. Ab sofort werden Sie hier über alle Neuigkeiten der "Cramele Recas" informiert.

La Putere

Bei der "Vinvest" Ausstellung letzte Woche in Timisoara wurden die Neuen Weine von Cramele Recas vorgestellt. La Putere oder "Kraft" ist das Neueste Label das uns einen Bärenkopf auf der Etikette zeigt und die Kraft der Natur symbolisiert die aus diesem Wein hervorgeht, erzeugt durch die aktuellste Winzertechnologie. Das Sortiment enthält: die erste Feteasca Neagra von Recas, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Feteasca Regala, Sauvignon Blanc und Riesling. Die Weine Merlot und Riesling werden ab April auch in kleinen 375 ml Flaschen erhältlich sein.

Platz 1

Cramele Recas belegt wieder die besten Platzierungen mit den meisten Gold Medaillen bei dem Rumänischen Nationalen Wettbewerb von Timisoara unter der Schirmherrschaft der autorisierten Weintester aus Rumänien. Das Resultat: 9 Gold Medaillen, 4 Silber Medaillen und 2 Bronze Medaillen. Speziell hervorzuheben ist die große Anzahl der Gold Medaille der Weine der 2005er Ernte da diese generell als ein schwieriger Jahrgang in Rumänien betrachtet wird wobei sich bei Cramele Recas dennoch durch harte Arbeit und Investitionen ein gutes Jahr herausstellt.
Gold Medaillen:
Pinot grigio 2005, Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2004, Feteasca Regala Castle Rock 2005, Feteasca Regala 'La Putere' 2005, Feteasca Regala 'Schwaben Wein' 2005, Riesling Italian 2005 'V-legend of transilvania', Feteasca Regala 'La Putere Barrique 2005', Muscat Ottonel 1980 vinoteque, Feteasca Regala 'La Putere Barrique' 2000.
Silber Medaillen:
Pinot Noir Reserva 2003, Merlot Roze 2005- 'V', Chardonnay 2005 'La Putere Barrique', Muscat Ottonel/Feteasca Regala 'Schwaben Wein' 2005.
Bronze Medaillen:
Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2002,
Merlot Reserva 2002.


Cramele Recas will be at Prowein again this year on stand 3f07, hall 3, between 26th and 28th March at Dusseldorf Messe. The company will be showing a wide range of 2005 vintage wines, and launching some new products for the german market, as well as a new German language website.


Cramele Recas will be one of the main exhibitors at the third edition of the Vinwest wine exhibition in TImisoara between 17th and 19th March at the regional business centre.
The company will be exhibiting a large range of 2005 vintage wines, and launching a new range of select wines for Restaurants- ' La Putere' a range of six delux wines including for the first time from Recas a Feteasca neagra.

More Prizes

Cramele Recas was awarded two trophies at the prestigeous Romanian wine awards gala in Bucharest last week.
Best label design for the V legend of Transilvania label, and
Award for most important contribution to the image of Romanian wines abroad for the wine tasting event being held in New York in Feb 2006.

New York New York

Cramele Recas will participate in the most important wine promotion ever held by Romania, in New York on 16th Feb 2006.
Four of the top wine producers from Romania will be showing their wares at the luxury St Regis hotel in New York to an audience of top wine writers, buyers, importers and supermarkets. This prestigeous event will attract over 200 guests and is aimed at creating a new image for Romanian wines in the USA.

Lautarul heard all over germany

Lautarul OGH is now an authorized distributor for Cramele Recas in Germany.
Carrying a full range of Recas wines, the company offers both internet sales and personal service.

more medals

Recas wines were recently awarded two silver medals in the prestigeous East European wine challenge 2005, held by the Beverage Testing Institute of Chigago.
The wines were V Cabernet Sauvignon and V Pinot Grigio , the later was also awarded Best East European white wine. Details at

all gold

Cramele Recas was awarded 4 gold medals from 4 samples presented at the recent nationwide competition in Bucharest for Romanian varieties, and was the only winery to get 4 medals, the only one to get all gold medals from all samples, and the only one to get 3 medals for 2005 wines.The wines were Feteasca Regala and Mustoasa from 2005 and a Feteasca Barrique from 2000.Details at

Prestigious Canadian listing for Reserva Merlot

From 19th October, Canadians in the Ontario region will be able to get hold of the award winning Terra Dacica Reserva 2003 Merlot from Cramele Recas.
Priced at a bargain 12.95 $ Cad, the wine is available in the Vintages wine stores of the Liqour Control Board of Ontario.

This weeks featured city Moscow

Between 26th and 28th October, Moscow wine lovers will be able to sample the latest products from Cramele Recas. A full range of wines will be available for tasting on stand C20 in Moscows Expocentre from 9.00 am till 18.00 Pm.

romanian yellowtail!

The 2005 vintage started today, and to carefully craft the unique grapes from this year into outstanding wines, Cramele Recas has enlisted the help of top Australian winemaker Hartley Smithers.
With well over 20 vintages behind him, Hartleys experiance is also used by world famous wine producer Casella in Australia - makers of one of the most sucessfull brands in the world- Yellowtail. Hartley is a senior winemaker at Casella and will be going back there in the new year.


Cramele Recas will be taking its fine wines to the Russian market this year as part of the companies current export drive.
The full range of high quality red and white wines will be on show and available for tasting, including new Reserva wines and samples of some exiting new 2005 wines.
The venue- The Russian Wine and Spirit fair 2005, Expocentre Moscow, Hall Nr 3- Romanian national stand, from 26th through 28th August 2005.

ISO 9001 certification

After a two year investment program, which involved substantial modernization of the winery and a state of the art bottling facility , and full training of staff, Cramele Recas has been awarded full ISO 9001 quality control certification and HACCP food safety certification.

Recas wines at London Wine fair

Cramele Recas will be participating again this year at one of the most important wine events of the year- the London Wine Fair, held at the Excel exhibition centre, Docklands, London from 17th till 19th May.
On stand F 90 the company will be launching a new range of Reserva wines, plus a full range of wines from the excellent 2004 vintage.

Cramele Recas at Prowein

The exiting new 2004 vintage , estate grown wines from Cramele Recas will be on show at the Prowein Dusseldorf from 6th to 8th March. Stand M 28 Hall 6.
Several new packaging concepts , both for the German and other European markets will be on show for the first time.

more awards / vinexpo Bordeaux

Cramele Recas picked up a record three awards at the prestigeous London wine Challenge- widely acknowledged as the toughest wine competition in the world with over 6000 wines. Certificate of approval awards were given to the Resera Pinot Noir 2003, Pinot Grigio V 2004 and Pinot Grigio Origin 2004.
All these , plus a full range of other extiting new wines and packaging combinations will be on show at this months Vinexpo Bordeaux where Cramele Recas will be present on stand R 350 , Hall 3.

Heron Sound

From early January 2005 Cramele Recas will supply to one of the largest wine distributors in the Western United States (Youngs Market Company ) a new product -Heron Sound. A mouthwatering 2003 Riesling the wine is dressed in a state of the art package reflecting the rich habitat of Pacific Northwest Herons.
Every bottle sold will help contribute to the conservation of the Pacific North West wetalands.

more medals in bucharest int wine competition

Cramele Recas once again took one of the top places in the Bucharest International wine competition- the most prestigious wine comptition in Romania undertaken under the rules and supervision of the OIV.
The results were impressive- Gold for the 02 Cabernet Reserva, and silvers for the 02 Merlot Reserva and three new wines from the excellent 2004 vintage - Pinot Grigio, Muscat and Riesling.

Wines from Translyvania in London

Cramele Recas will participate with a range of wines together with its UK importers at a major publicity event held at the Romanian embassy in London on 19th November 2004 as the second edition of the ambassadors 'Dracula Ball'.

fistfull of medals for Recas wine in prestige Canadian competition

Recas wines were awarded a series of medals at the Western Canada International wine competition.Two silver medals and three bronze medals from five wines entered was the final result , despite tough competition from hundreds of wines from top wine producing countries.
Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio DOC Recas under the Vampire label, and Chardonnay and Cabernet Vampire won bronze as did the newly released Recas Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon just two weeks after its release.

From Banat to Singapore - Wine for Asia 2004

Cramele Recas will be present at the prestigious Wine for Asia exhibition held in Singapore from 4th to 7th November 2004.
A wide range of wines will be presented including some new releases - especially crafted for the Asian markets which are so important for Cramele Recas.
You can find us in Hall 4 a , stand E 608.

South African winemakers for 2004 harvest

The 2004 harvest started in very good conditions on Friday 10th September. To oversee the harvest and produce the best quality wines possible, Cramele Recas has hired two top winemakers from South Africa, Charl Coetzee from Kappzicht Winery in Stellenboch, and Kajo Malek - who's former post was as winemaker at Woopenburg Winery also in Stellenboch.Both will remain in Romania for the duration of the winemaking period and will be part of a longer term plan that involves training Cramele Recas workers both in Romania and top wineries in South Africa.

Recas wines in Harpers magazine

In the latest edition of the world famous and highly influential Uk wine magazine Harpers - there is a substantial editorial about Cramele Recas - one of the leading suppliers of Romanian wine to the UK Market.

Recas wines at Vinexpo Americas

Cramele Recas will be present on stand AB 34 at the Vinexpo Americas, Chicago USA from 20th thru 22nd June 2004- details at
The company will be launching a new range of wine 'Old Castle' developed specially for the American market, the range contains 6 high quality DOC wines in an ultramodern attractive packaging - Merlot,Cabernet Sauvignon,Pinot Noir,Pinot Grigio,Chardonnay
and Sauvignon Blanc.

Origin Pinot Grigio awarded prize in London

The Recas 2003 Pinot Grigio was awarded for the second year running a 'Seal of Approval diploma' at the worlds most important wine Competition - the London Internationa Wine Challenge. This wine sold in England under the Origin brand and available nationwide at Thresher groups almost 2500 sotes, is on course to become during 2004 the best selling Romanian wine in the UK ever. Origin Brand is now in the top 15 Uk wine brands less than one year after its launch.

Massive investments with EU aid

Cramele Recas group has now signed contracts with the Eu's Sappard program for countries in acession to the EU.
The result is almost 1.5 million Euro of new investments in the vineyard and winery - part of which is co-financed by the Sappard Program. Cramele Recas is now in the middle of the biggest upgrading investment program ever for Recas winery, with a new bottling hall, state of the art bottling and packaging machinery, the introduction of bag in box packaging, and an ultramodern grape reception and fermentation area- all in stainless steel. In the vinyard 22 hectares of new plantations for 2004 have now been finished and in 2005 we will plant a further 50 Hectares from the highest quality clones from France -of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvigno, Syrah and Viognier.

Terra Dacica Reserva

Cramele Recas has launched another set of Reserva wines - to complete the Terra Dacica range, already distributed in New York by Tri Vin imports, Southern Germany by Sorica Suscu, and Bucharest by Provinum. The Cabernet Sauvignon DOC Recas 2002 and Merlot DOC Recas 2002 are outstanding examples of these varieties made in a modern, fruit driven style, but with great structure and intensity - carefully matured in fine American, Hungarian and French oak. The quality package is completed by a state of the art, transparent PVC label - given a modern, but elegant looks to the wines.


Cramele Recas will be participating at a number of events this and next month. First is a major wine tasting of the new 2003 vintage wines at the Romanian Embassy in London on 24th Feb. We will be showcasing the new vintage wines created by Davin Locekly, and the Reserva wines from our Barrique program.
After that the company will be participating at the Prowein exhibition in Dusseldorf Germany from 29th Feb to 2th March - on Stand 25 Hall 6 where we will be showing our new ranges launched exclusively for the German market.
From 9th March through 12th March the company will be participating at the Foodex in Tokio Japan, with a range of wines specially created for the Japanese and Korean markets, plus some new projects for these and other Asian markets.
Lastly the company will participate from 12th to 14th March at the inaugural edition of Viniwest - a new wine exhibition held at the Expowest centre in Timisoara.


Cramele Recas has launched a range of wines exclusively for the German market. A white, medium dry but very fruity, elegant wine - Marienfelder is a Banat tradition - a blend of Riesling, Feteasca and Mustoasa - it is destined both for the ex-patriat Romanians living in Germany and Germanos looking for good value for money wine. Banat Roze is a blend of Merlot and Lemberger, made using the same techniques as a white wine - to preserve the fruit flavour. Details can be found from the exclusive importer - Kirchner & Eichert at


The newly launched Reserva wines are now available on the Canadian market - through two new importers - Robilian in the New Brunswick/Nova Scotia regions, and Delancey Direct in the Calgaray/Alberta/BC.


The first result of the wineries Barrique investment program will be launched on the UK Market this month. Cabernet Sauvignon DOC Recas 2002 Reserva and Merlot DOC Recas 2002 Reserva will be launched in the Recas range imported by Wines of Westhorpe Ltd Uk. Both wines are aged for 8 months in a mixture of American, French and Hungarian oak barrique of 225 L and are a major leap forward into premium wines for Cramele Recas. Details at

La Putere

Cramele Recas has launched two new range of wines for the Danish market. La Putere(literally 'the Power') is an elegant range with an ultramodern packaging designed by juliagraf Italia, the first wines are a Sauvignon Blank and a Cabernet Sauvignon, to be followed in February 2004 by Merlot. Also the winery have launched the Via Recas range-, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot - to be aimed at the Danish HORECA sector. Both wines will be imported exclusively by Rientavine - a relatively new, but very dynamic importer headed by Per Christofferson. Details can be found at


The 2003 harvest seems to have been one of the best for years - with a long dry growing season, followed by good weather during the harvest. This year Cramele Recas has hired David Lockely, award winning winemaker from the famous Yonder Hill Winery in Stellenboch South Africa. David is helping us to make the wines in an internationally appealing style - right up to date with the latest trends on world markets.


Cramele Recas has signed a contract to deliver a large quantity of wine to Thresher Group - the largest specialist drinks retailer in the UK, under their highly successful Origin Brand. The wine - an award winning Pinot Grigio DOC Recas 2002 will be available in all of the groups 2000 wine shops throughout the UK.

Wine Tourism

Cramele Recas has inaugurated a new visitor centre at its winery in Recas. This is composed of an underground complex of caves, renovated from old winery, a new wine shop and the complete modernization of the companies head office to Western standards. The cave complex - consists of three large caves - 9 meters underground - one contains a Barrique hall with over 100 American and French oak barriques for producing special Reserva wines, the second holds a Vinoteque that holds the wineries treasures from 1940s onwards, and the third cave contains a delightful rustic wine tasting and restaurant hall - seating up to 150 people this can cope with both large and small groups and offers the option of just wine tasting - or various menu's of local Banat gastronomic specialities.

Cramele Recas wins diploma's at the prestigious London International Wine Challenge.

Cramele Recas was awarded two 'Seal of Approval' Diploma's at the worlds most important wine competition. The wines were: Recas Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Doc Recas 2002, and Recas Pinot Grigio Doc Recas 2002.