Odessa sparkling wine Company’s story
had started on the March 08th, 1896
. The grand opening of the winery and the first batch of «Henri Roederer» Champagne was released on October 01st, 1899.
In order to achieve his goal – the production of sparkling wine in Odessa that could compete the one, originally produced in Champagne region (France) – the French winemaker and philanthropist Henri Roederer started the construction of the factory in 1897. The ground breaking ceremony for the factory main building took place on the May 03rd, 1898.
The authorship of the project belongs to the French architect from Reims – Charles Boysh, while the execution works were carried out by Vey and Schenker architects.
The real adornment of the landscape became the Arch framing the entrance.
The period from 1920 till 1941 was marked for the factory by numerous reprofilings – starting from using the factory premises for pasta production and up to hosting the Institute of Crops in the administrative building.
During the first months of War the winery deployed the military units, including the division of Odessa Military District as well as the repair facilities of the 69th air regiment, that later took part in the heroic defense of Odessa. So the winery had for a while experienced the fate of the classified object.
And on the 8th of March, 1952 was released the first bottle of the semi-sweet sparkling wine, produced Charmat Method.
During the period from 1952 till 1991 the winey had produced more than 500 mln. bottles of sparkling wines, which had received numerous awards of National and International competitions.
In 1994 Odessa Sparkling Wine Company had created its flagship sparkling wine “Odessa”, which became the very first brand of the sparkling wines in Ukraine.
The bold blend of expressive collerette’s pattern and discreet sophisticated label design, inspired by Art Nouveau architecture, amazes and captivates as does the city of Odessa..