Bulgarians mastered wine-making over 3000 years ago. Mavrud, Gamza, Rubin and Misket are just some of the fantastic signature wines, which Bulgaria has to offer. They are well known blends, which originate of strands of vines. After sourced, they are further cultivated and developed into tasteful work of art.
Bulgarian vineyards and wineries have been proven to be one of the finest in the world, as they had received numerous awards due to their signature brands. They have taken on quite the international competition. Eduardo Miroglio, Katarzyna and Starosel are just a few favorites of many devoted wine lovers around the world.
Although Bulgaria embodies a small territory, it caters to a variety of climates. The sun exposure in diverse areas, predominantly dictates different strands of wine produced in the country. As Bulgaria is divided into several wine regions, some of the more specific include: The Danubian plains and the Thracian Lowlands.
This tiny, yet intimate country is situated in the middle of the Balkans. Bulgaria embraces beauty, culture, history, and the free spirit and knowledge, which the Bulgarian people have to offer. During the birth of our planet, when God created the Earth, he called upon all of the people and generously start giving away a piece of wonder to each nation - oceans and plains to the American Indians, rhythm to the Spanish, music to the Italians, mountains to the Austrians, and wine to the French.Read more
Since 681, Bulgarians have kept their traditions and advanced the crafts of their ancient masters. It is due to their masterful development and perseverance that the nation and its industrial outlook has been held together. The brave spirit of the Bulgarian individual is distinct, if not singular. It certainly did not break during the conquest of Byzantines and the Turkish empire. It is through craft and tradition that this unique country has kept its religion and its language pristine. Comprising the beauty of the nature and projecting it through wood and clay; stone and copper, and silk and wool. Every master gave a piece of his heart, only to portray diverse art, which will leave its mark throughout all of history.Read more
The rich history of Bulgaria allows one to see churches and monasteries preserved through the centuries and marked as treasurable possessions. Situated in the heart of the mountains is the Rila Monastery - a building so monolith and breathtaking, enough to give one chills and transform the senses. Madara Rider is a rock carved figure warrior spirit, which the people embody and the magic of the land. Boyana Church, the Trachian Tomb in Kazanlak, and the national park in Pirin are a few more sacred treasures and symbols of Bulgaria.Read more
Bulgarian cuisine is embodying the healthiest diet, comparable to the quality of the Mediterranean diet. Shospka Salad, Banitza, Musaka, Guvech, Lutenitza, and Tarator are just part of a rich book of delicacies that you can experience. Additionally, you will have the chance to make some of them and bring a piece of Bulgaria home. Bulgarians will tell you themselves, that you can never eat alone, but always with friends and family, gathering around the table and expressing appreciation for the healthy and tasty food and the love and smiles of friends and family. As a part of the meal there is always exceptional wine.Read more
1. A Bulgarian descent - J. Atanasoff, is the inventor of the digital computer.
2. Bulgaria is the largest exporter of Rose Oil.
3. The Cyrillic Alphabet originates from Bulgaria.
4. Bulgarian king - Boris III, saved 48,000 Jews from the Holocaust during World War II.
5. Lactobacillus Bulgaricus - the unique yogurt bacteria, is found only in Bulgaria.
6. A Bulgarian song is launched in space.
7. The World's oldest Gold Treasure is discovered in Bulgaria.
8. Bulgaria is the third most biodiverse country in the world.
9. Bulgarian athlete - S. Kostadinova, set the World's High Jump Record in 1987.
10. Bulgarians shake their heads for Yes and nod for No.