The 2021 National Wine Day will not take place due to the pandemic. A document to this effect was signed by Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Viorel Gherciu and was transmitted to the National Office of Vine and Wine, IPN reports.
“Dear representatives of the wine industry, supporters and promoters of the Moldovan wine, we inform you that all the festive public events, including the National Wine Day, this year will not be held in connection with the pandemic, in a move to prevent the spread of Covid-19 (SARS-COV-2). The National Wine Day is more than an event and, even if we do not meet in the Great National Assembly Square this year, we are near, celebrating the Moldovan traditions, proud of the product that makes us famous all over the world – the wine and the country brand Wine of Moldova! Take care of you and the dear ones,” the National Office of Vine and Wine posted on Facebook.
The decision was made in the wake of a circular issued by Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilița, which urges to avoid the organization of large-scale events, festive events and other activities with the physical presence of persons.