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Wineries and wine tastings

Winery Trakia in the village of Popovets

ive varieties of Dyado Dimovo Domashno Vino (Grandfather's Dimo Home-made Wine) are available to taste - White, Rose, Merlot, Ruby and Amber.

Dimo is the old owner and Mitko is his son. Together they grow their own organic vineyard in the village of Popovets and produce wine in the family winery. 

Home made chees and bread is offered together with wine tasting. So this tasting is a real expeience of the rural athmosphere, agricultural home and everyday life.

Dimo Karaboyukov is a great host and inexhaustible source of stories about the Rhodope mountains and his old year family story. Amazing are the stories about the old Bulgarians. Many of which are associated with the wine. And Dimo is not only a fan of the wine, but also a skillful winemaker.

The wine from Trakia winery can be found at the Sun Farm Camp.

Wine producer Kiril Yonchev from the village of Tankovo

Kiril started as a young farmer with fruit trees and nut trees, but quickly got into vine-growing and wine-making.

35 acres of organic grapes in Stambolovo area are the basis of great wines Cabernet and Merlot featuring an excellent taste.

The producer controls the process – from pruning the vines and harvesting to the transformation of the grapes into a tempting purple drink.

The local variety Tamianka is famous with its soft and fresh taste, accumulated all the warm Rhodope sunshine.

Currently the wine is available for tasting and shopping the Sun Farm Camp

Winery "Yamantiev" - Ivaylovgrad

The winery in Ivaylovgrad is long known as a symbol of quality and tradition to the Bulgarian and world wine market. The Yamantiev family, who owns the winery, buys the grapes from private farmers and small producers, united in a local association. Ivaylovgrad’s  grapes grow in a warmer southern region, where the  climate is influenced by the Mediterranean Sea.  This is beneficial to the flavor, juiciness and tannins in the grapes. The available varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pamid, Syrah, and the new Viognier and Pinot Noir. The wine matures in young oak barrels. Degustation can be arranged upon prior request.

Winery "Mezek" in the village of Mezek

If you decide to visit the fortress in the village of Mezek, you should not miss to stop by the winery of Alexander Karapeev. He began producing wine as a hobby, which soon became his passion, as can be seen in every bottle of bright red liquid. The winery is small, using old traditional technology. The wine mostly goes to tourists and Mezek’s own network of customers. There is a degustation room in which Alexander tells the fascinating story of the winery and shows the route of the wine production. The Mezek wine is produced from the grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mavrud, which are cultivated in the region.


List of farms, open for tourist visits
 

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