Moldova's 'National Wine Day'
The annual Moldova National Wine Day and wine festival took place on October 5 and 6 in the capital, Chisinau. The festival celebrates the fall harvest and recognizes the country's long history of winemaking, which dates back some 500 years. The event is one of the highlights of the cultural calendar and brings winemakers to town from around the country. In addition to drinking, of course, the festival offers plenty of opportunities for dancing and enjoying the country's rich folk traditions.