WINE TOURISM

VISIT US IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WAY WE GROW OUR GRAPES AND HOW WE MAKE THE WINE, TO BREATHE CLEAN AIR AND ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL VIEWS WITH A GLASS OF MELNIK WINE AND LOCAL FOOD

JOIN US AT OUR WINERY!


VISIT US

  • We are open for wine tours and tastings every day, no exceptions.
  • Our friendly tour guides will take you on a journey through our production facilities and lead a professional wine tasting for you.
  • We speak English, Russian, Spanish and Greek
  • Our tasting room has one of the best views in the region
  • You will have the chance to visit our underground cellar, located deep under the sandy hill, where our barrels and bottles age
  • You can visit the vineyards and take part in the vine growing process during pruning and harvest seasons
  • Nearby, you have many tourist sites to visit for the lovers of culture, archaeology, history, nature, adventure, spa, and gastronomy.
  • We are conveniently located only 2.5hrs from Sofia and 1.5hr from Thessaloniki, with easy access from highway E79
  • We have a large parking, also suitable for caravans
  • The winery is accessible to people in wheelchairs or who walk with difficulty
  • We can make you dream of a wedding in the vineyards come true. We can be the perfect location for your private or corporate event.

Located in Bulgaria’s historic wine capital, the Melnik Region,  “Villa Melnik” Winery offers you individual and group wine tours and tastings.

TASTINGS PACKAGES

„A Wine Journey“ Package

 

Tour of the winery with a welcome drink.

3
BGN
„Family Tradition“ Package

 

Tour of the winery,
Tasting of 3 wines,
Bread, cheese, and mineral water.

8
BGN
„Bergulé“ Package

 

Tour of the winery,
Tasting of 4 wines with explanation of the winemaking
Bread, local specialties, and mineral water.

10
BGN
„AplauZ“ Package

 

Tour of the winery,
Tasting of 5 wines from local and classical grape varieties
(including our top wine from the AplauZ range)
Bread, local specialties, and mineral water.

15
BGN
Special Package

 

Tour of the vineyards and introduction to the local grape varieties,
Tour of the winery with an explanation of the winemaking processes,
Tasting of 6 wines from local and international varieties, (including our top wine from the AplauZ range) bread, carefully selected local specialties, and mineral water.

30
BGN

Each winery tour includes:
  • Introduction to the history and the unique terroir of the Melnik region
  • A guided tour of the winery’s production facility and underground cellars
  • Wine tasting of wines  from our AplauZ, Bergulé and Family Tradition range;
  • The opportunity to customize your tour when you call us in advance

FOR PRIVATE AND CORPORATE CLIENTS

  • Wine for corporate gifts: Impress your business partners with a bottle of high-quality Bulgarian wine. We can personalize your bottles with a custom label with your company logo
  • Wine for weddings and special occasions: Surprise your guests and create great memories with our wines. We can give you advice on what wines to pair with your food menu and also to customize your labels for you.
  • Teambuilding at Villa Melnik Winery:

Spend an unforgettable day with your team among the vast vineyards and the deep cellars at our winery! Gain some hands-on experience in winemaking and create your own blends, learn how to properly taste wine, and conduct your meeting in our business room.

  • Wine training for wine enthusiasts and industry professionals

From wine tasting and wine-and-food-pairing classes to practical lessons in blending wine and pruning the vines, we can teach you any wine-related skill. Let us know what you are interested in, and we can organize a fun class or a very serious lesson for you.

  • Participation in the winegrowing processes

Become part of the winemaking process by volunteering to participate in pruning the vines or harvesting the ripe grapes, depending on the season. This is the best way to immerse yourselves in an authentic Melnik experience while enjoying the fresh air and beautiful scenery in the vineyards. During harvest season, you have the chance to purchase fresh ripe dessert grapes and freshly squeezed grape juice.

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