St Petersburg, Russia's other wine capital

Anton Moiseenko explains how the wine scene works in the Venice of the north.

Photo by Anastasiya Romanova on Unsplash
Photo by Anastasiya Romanova on Unsplash

To Russians, it’s SPB, or just Piter. Founded in 1703, Saint Petersburg was the Russian capital from 1712 to 1918 and its centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Divided by the whimsical Neva River, known for overflowing, as well as its canals, the city has a rich wine culture as well as abundant fresh water.

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