2020 was a good yet difficult year for Bulgarian wine makers

The past 2020, marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, was a good yet difficult year for Bulgarian vine growers and wine makers. It was also quite dry, which created conditions for a good grape harvest. This was summarized for BTA by Prof. Ivan Pachev – director of the only Institute of Viticulture and Enology in Bulgaria.

Our favorite wineries in Bulgaria and wine festivals to attend

Worldwide, wine tourism has seen incredible growth over the last years, almost everyone has stumbled upon at least one ad for a wine tour, wine tasting, wine experience. As wine connoisseurs and people who enjoy it, we strive to practice wine tourism. We do it as ethical, responsible and reasonable as possible, although it is clear that wine attracts only good people and is supposed to be harmless by design. Fortunately, we live in Bulgaria, where wine-making and wine tourism are also outperforming themselves, constantly improving and being able to give you a world-class wine experience. Without further ado, let’s move on to the list of wine events and wineries in Bulgaria that we visited and went through in search of great wine experiences (and memories, but they may be missing due to the nature of the activity).

Videos Champagne & Sparkling Wine Festival to be held in Sofia on November 20 and 21

A Champagne & Sparkling Wine Festival is scheduled to be held at the Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia in Bulgaria’s capital city on November 20 and 21, each day from 1pm to 9pm.

“In a luxurious and cosy atmosphere, visitors will give their senses a unique experience and enjoyment of tastings of exquisite brands of wines and delicacies from renowned world and Bulgarian producers,” organisers say.