1. According to archeological researches, the current territory of Bulgaria is considered to be the first geographical wine region.

  2. Bulgaria was the world's second largest wine producer in 1980s.

  3. Bulgaria is the second largest exporter of bottled wine in the world (after France)

  4. The annual average production Bulgarian wine ranges between 200-220 million liters depending on the crop.

  5. In the Bulgarian wine industry, traditional classic technologies are applied, as well as refined, and modern ones borrowed from the leading wine producing countries like France.

  6. Bulgaria has more than 70 private wineries and wine cellars.                          

  7. Bulgarian wine has the capacity to process about 700 000 tons of grapes a year.

  8. Bulgaria’s wine industry currently accounts for 30% of aggregate farm exports to the European Union (the largest market is the UK, which accounts for 25% of exports).

  9. Mavrud is a typical Bulgarian wine variety from Thracian Lowland.

  10. Winston Churchill was among connoisseurs who continuously ordered barrels of the local red Bulgarian wine.

Bulgarian wine has its own undeniable taste qualities and peculiarities. By winning the most prestigious international awards, Bulgarian wine proved its uniqueness in taste and specialty in preparation. The great taste of the Bulgarian wines is hidden in the specific climatic and geographic characteristics, and the ancient tradition in the area of viticulture and wine-making.