Wineries Represented in the UK
Imported by The Old Cellar
Chateau Copsa was established by the third generation of the Minkov family in 1998. It has around 50 hectares of vines in Rose Valley, nestled between the Balkan Mountains and Sredna Gora.
The cool mountain air along the valley, above average rainfall and free-draining soils all help to produce quality Red Misket, Muscat Ottonel, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
A modern wine cellar, which includes a bottling line, as well as the use of French and American Oak allows Chateau Copsa to produce quality premium wines.
The estate hosts an impressive Medieval castle hotel designed by the famous Bulgarian architect, Zheko Tilev.
Imported by The Old Cellar and Boutinot
After starting its life in 1895 as a brewery run by Hungarian Victor Olinger, Bononia Estate was re-established as a winery in 2013 by the Yotov Family. Based in the Danube River Valley, the family are continuously investing in the region’s winemaking industry and currently have 130 hectares under vine.
A multitude of varieties are grown by the estate with the main focus being local red variety, Gamza, known as Kadarka in Romania and Hungary. Bononias Gamza is recognised through its various accolades – IWSC, Decanter, Mundus Vini to name a few.
In 2022, Bonionia Estate contributed to Bulgarian wine tourism by investing into a new hotel adjacent to the winery.
Imported by North South Wines
In 1991 Domaine Boyar became Bulgaria’s first privately owned winery. Comprised of two estates;
The state-of-the-art Sinite Skali Winery, which is located in the foothills of Stara Planina Mountain, poses to be one of the most modern winemaking facilities in Central and Eastern Europe.
And, most recently in 2003 Boyar founded boutique Korten Winery, focusing on premium micro-vinification.
Grapes are sourced from prestigious Thracian Lowlands growers and produced by a team of experienced oenologists. The focus is on sustainably produced varietals, which are both international and indigenous. The range is extensive and provides a true representation of Bulgarian culture and terroir from entry level to premium wines.
Imported by Delibo
Established in 2002, Burgozone lies on 100 hectares along the Danube River bordering Romania near Oryahovo. Careful clonal selections within the 11 international grape varieties and two indigenous varieties, Gamza and Tamyanka, allow for a range of complex blends.
The winery prioritises sustainability, education and welfare for the local community and was awarded the title Golden Winery of Bulgaria by the Ministry of Economy in 2016 and 2018.