Region is 7th largest exporter of wines to EU Largely due to the wine cellars of the plant Tikves which often wins awards in Europe
Lazy Lake Tikvesh meanders northwest from the Mariovo hills to the Tikvesh vineyards. --- The lake is simply bursting with fish; the most remarkable is the sheatfish a legendary type of catfish that can reach up to two metres in length.
balkan travellers.com/ by Darko Angelov
Tikveš is a plain in central Macedonia known for an artificial lake. covering the area of 14 km2. It is 26 km long and it measures 475 000 000 m3 of water. It is home to the town of Kavadarci; famous for its wine
Kavadarci’s most famous export is wine the city being home to the largest winery in south-eastern Europe. Vineyards in the region cover a total area of 120 square kilometres [46 sq mi] producing up to 85 000 tons of grapes annually.
flickr.com/ photos/fecc/sets/ FECC visits the Mayor of Kavadarci