The toponymy of the region is related to wine. Nicolae Iorga documents that the region’s name originates from wine, more precisely from the effects ensuing drinking it, the bacchic state – “a howl of joy”. Ever since 1880, wines from Urlati region were awarded with golden medal by the Concordia Română society within the Romanian Arts and Industries Exhibition.
Basilescu Winery holds 60 ha of vineyards in the viticultural center of Urlaţi, with a high viticultural potential for high quality red and white wines: Feteasca Neagra, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Burgund Mare, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Feteasca, etc.
Here we produce high quality wines that possess character and elegance, framed into the Controlled Origin Naming category (D.O.C. – (ro.) “Denumirea de Origine Controlată”) – Dealu Mare, such as Golem, Ingeri din Micul Paris and Eclipse.