Wine tourism2017-04-10T13:21:50+00:00

WINE TOURISM

If you are looking for a trip out of the ordinary, try wine tourism in Medi Valley Winery. Guests of the winery have the opportunity to take “wine road” – from the vineyard to the bottle and especially to share their love for each drop of wine. A wine tour in Medi Valley Winery offer you the opportunity to meet the people who produce the wine, they enjoy sharing their passion and their wine stories.

In Medi Valley Winery, we offer you a wine tour with a long aftertaste.

TASTING PACKAGES
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WINE TOUR AND A BIT MORE

Medi Valley Winery is a classic winery complex located at the crossroad of a multi-directional touristic compass. Just an hour away from the capital and in immediate neighborhood of Rila Monastery, located at the border between Blagoevgrad and Kyustendil regions that offer numerous touristic sites, Medi Valley Winery is a wonderful start or a reason to visit these sites. Only 5 km off the E-79 main route the complex is easy to reach for everyone who decided to find some spare time to get acquainted with the features and the swirl of emotions, fragrance and feelings, embodied in Medi Valley wines.

This is where the southwestern wining region, known as Struma Valley, starts. This is a predisposition for the wine lovers to start their wine-tasting adventure to start their journey right at the northern part of Struma Valley, the Medi Valley Winery.

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Your visit to Medi Valley Winery will be an unforgettable experience that will leave memories for a long time.

Through the wine tourism people may experience not only the wines but a whole scope of other things – history, traditions, attractions, beautiful nature, rites and rituals, culinary and gastronomy, social contacts, and health. That’s why the wine tourism can be named “tourism for all senses”. The thrill to be in the vineyards, to go down in the cellar where the wine sleeps and to fill a glass right from the barrel, is exceptional.

No matter if you have an acquired wine culture and high expectations or you take the wine route for a first time – the most important is to discover something new, different, something to remember for a lifetime, and this is exactly what our young crew aims to – to create wines with style, wines that can be discovered and remembered. Other locations of interest that you may visit in the Medi Valley Winery neighborhood:
In close vicinity to Medi Valley Winery are Rila Monastery; the natural phenomenon Stob Pyramids; the town of Kyustendil, known with its rich history and interesting places to visit; Blagoevgrad, Dupnitsa and Bansko are just few of the interesting sites to be seen.

If you want to combine your visit of the winery with an accommodation, we recommend you to stay at our friends from Villa Aya.

TASTING PACKAGES

CLASSIC TASTING
Groups of 4 to 40 people
Duration: 30 minutes
Price: 5.00 BGN per person

Meeting guests on the ground floor; a short tour of the Winery – Grapes Reception, Fermenters, Bottling room, Aging room. Tasting of two types of wines that are part of the portfolio of Medi Valley Winery along with bread and mineral water. Short presentation of the winery`s history and current products, questions and answers session. Walking the guests to the ground floor, introducing to them the option to purchase souvenirs and wine at a special price from the winery`s shop, as well as providing them with the opportunity to enjoy the incredible view of the Rila mountain from the administrative building’s terrace.

CELLAR TASTING
Groups of 6 to 40 people
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: 15.00 BGN per person

Meeting guests on the ground floor; a short tour of the Winery – Grapes Reception, Fermenters, Bottling room, Aging room. Tasting tips – what information the bottle label gives us; why we shake the glass; what we can find out about the wine’s flavor; wine’s taste – how to describe it; Presenting the wine making technology of Medi Valley Winery (White, Red, and Rose). Tasting of five types of wines that are part of the portfolio of Medi Valley Winery along with bread, crackers, bites and mineral water. A short story about the history of the region, the winery, and current products; questions and answers session. Walking the guests to the ground floor, introducing to them the option to purchase souvenirs and wine at a special price from the winery’s shop.

FOLLOWING THE STEPS OF THE WINE
Groups of 10 to 40 people
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: 12.00 BGN per person

Meeting guests at the Medi Valley`s vineyards next to the Winery. Meeting with the agronomists and a short presentation about the different types of grapes planted in the region of Smochevo. Presenting the guests more information about the terroir’s characteristics of the most northern part of the Stuma River Valley. A short tour of the Winery – Reception and Selection lines of grapes, Fermenters, Bottling room, Aging room. Tasting of three types wines that are part of the portfolio of Medi Valley Winery along with bread, crackers and mineral water. A short story about the production of high quality selection of wines; questions and answers session. Walking the guests to the ground floor, introducing to them the option to purchase souvenirs and wine at a special price from the winery`s shop.

PREMIUM CELLAR TASTING
Groups of 4 to 12 people
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: 25.00 BGN per person

Meeting guests on the ground floor; a short tour of the Winery – Grapes Reception, Fermenters, Bottling room, Aging room. Tasting five types of wines that are part of the portfolio of Medi Valley Winery including the limited edition wine Incanto as well as the aging barrels; Presenting the wine making technology of Medi Valley Winery (White, Red, and Rose). The wine tasting is along with selected cheese, sausage, bread, and mineral water. A short story about the history of the winery, and current products; questions and answers session. Walking the guests to the ground floor, tour around the winery’s awards room; introducing to them the option to purchase souvenirs and wine at a special price from the winery’s shop.

We provide different tasting packages:
– Tours for larger groups;
– Preparing individual degustation appetizer menu ;
– Vertical wine tasting of our limited wine series;
available by appointment only.

TASTING ROOM

Medi Valley Winery consists a tasting room, situated on the first floor of the administrative building houses a large hall – wine bar and shop, offering the winery production. The tasting room has 50 seats.

The panoramic terrace overlooking the magnificent Rila Mountain is a great place for outdoor wine tasting. The terracе is a compliment to our guests – the place we created especially for you, our customers. Only here you can find the atmosphere of a lounge in the heart of Rila Mountain that combines the ethereal feeling of spaciousness via the amazing panoramic view.

The basement of the production area houses the aging cellar for barrels, and aging bay for bottles under optimum conditions (temperature and humidity) before delivery to the markets. The basement consists as well a wine bar among the barrels.

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