Nikolaevskaya Oblast
Nikolaevskaya Oblast, usually referred to as Mykolaivs'ka oblast is situated in southern Ukraine adjacent to the country's commercial viticulture center, Odessa Oblast. Common varietals produced are Aligoté, Muscat, Isabella, Traminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Rkatsiteli. Dry, semi-sweet, dessert and fortified wines are all produced here for local consumption and exports. Because of the diversity of the wines produced, pairings can range from classic western European food to traditional Ukrainian cuisine. (Wine/Appellations)