The head of Krasnodar region said the criticism of the «Sober Russia»

© Photo : press-service of administration of Krasnodar kramberger Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev. Archive photoThe head of Krasnodar region said the criticism of the «Sober Russia»© Photo : press-service of administration of Krasnodar region

To put on a number of high-quality Kuban wine and alcoholism inappropriately, told RIA Novosti the Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev, commenting on criticism of the head of the Federal project «Sober Russia» Sultan Khamzayev.

As previously Khamzayev told RIA Novosti that he did not agree that wine is part of the agriculture of the Krasnodar region, and urged the Governor Kondratyev not to romanticize wine, and focus on the country’s supply of fresh food. Khamzayev also recalled that in the «Sober Russia» for 2017 Kuban ranked 70 for alcohol abuse in the country.

«The wine and especially the quality of the Kuban wine, and alcoholism in a row to set, in principle, inappropriate. Any sane person would say that the cause of alcoholism is the lack of drinking culture, the low quality of drinks, first a strong,» — said Kondratiev.

As for the rating, compiled by «Sober Russia», said the Governor, he «sees no reason» to comment on it.

«The study seems superficial. In 2017 given the edge 70 in the country in terms of alcohol abuse, and for two years before the ninth. Apparently, analysts in 2015 is not counted 15 million tourists who come annually to the region on holiday and buy alcohol,» — suggested the head of the region.

Kondratyev also said that the region is ready to invite the activists of the «Sober Russia», to show how wine is produced, provide the opportunity to interact with winemakers.

«As for supplying the Russians with food, here in Krasnodar Krai, of course, the leaders of the country. Is grown in the region of 40% of all fruits and berries in the country – this is the highest figure, 80% of the rice in the Russian Federation. We were the first in Russia and for the collection of greenhouse vegetables this year in the region again a record grain crop of 14.7 million tons of grain,» — said Kondratiev.