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Vine growing or viticulture is considered the oldest branch of farming oriented to growing of vine and processing of grapes.
Areas of Slovakia where vine is grown, following the European regionalization, are classified into zone B. In total there exist six viticultural regions in Slovakia with forty areas. These areas stretch on the total surface of more than 20,000 hectares of vineyards.
Almost four fifths of vineyards are located in the region of the western Slovakia, about 13% exist in the central Slovakian region and some 7% is in the eastern part of the Republic. Viticultural areas are further broken down into viticultural communes.
source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama