The project is co-funded by European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Turkey Programme.

Kabile – Skalitsa route

Starting point: At the tour operator's proposal

Route: Kabile village – Yambol - Rosa village - Botevo village - Meden kladenets village – Skalitsa village

Endpoint: Upon preposition of the tour operator


9.30 am Arriving in front of the Antique town of Kabile (GPS 42.52921, 26.47891)
9.30 am – 10.30 am Explore the ancient city
10.30 am – 11.30 am Visiting the Kabile Monastery (GPS 42.51741, 26.46939)
11.30 am – 12.30 am Visit to Villa Yambol Winery (GPS 42.49671, 26.47655), wine tasting and buying wine
12.30 am – 1.30 pm Lunch in Tavern The House (GPS 42.48618, 26.50669)
1.30 pm – 2.30 pm Visit the bakery House of Bread (GPS 42.47668, 26.49759)
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm Visit Sakarella Dairy (GPS 42.50333, 26.52263)
3.30 pm – 4.30 pm Traveling to Skalitsa village
4.30 pm – 5.30 pm Visit to Balar Winery (GPS 42.27062, 26.26122), wine tasting and buying wine
5.30 pm Departure from Skalitsa village

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Villa Yambol Winery

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The successor of the established in 1924 winery, Villa Yambol is among the oldest wineries in southern Bulgaria. Villa Yambol has 900 ha of its own vineyards, located in the Tundzha Valley, in the region of the Thracian Plain. On the territory of Troyanovo village are grown 200 ha of white varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Juni Blanc, Vionie, Glera and Muscat Ottonel. The remaining plantations are located in the lands of the town of Bolyarovo and the village of Tenevo, regions with traditions in viticulture and a very good combination of soils and climate for the production of red wine grape varieties with excellent qualities - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syra. The vineyards are processed by new, modern equipment meeting all European requirements.

The winery is now fully modernized, with modern facilities in Yambol and Straldja. Two new bottling lines with a total capacity of 3000 bottles per hour were installed. White, red, rosé and sparkling wines from the Kabile and Villa Yambol series, as well as schnapps, are produced.

The Kabile series produces Chardonnay & Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Rose Syrah, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon, Mavrud & Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah. From the Villa Yambol series are Chardonnay, Muskat, Rose, Merlot, Mavrud, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Mont Royal. The total capacity for processing grapes is over 16 million kg, and for storage - over 18 million kg.

The production of the winery is highly appreciated, and evidence for this is the numerous prizes from wineries and competitions. Among the winning wines are Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Mavrud 2014, Mavrud 2015, Merlot 2015.

Villa Yambol is one of the few companies in Bulgaria owning its own barracks.

Managers - barrels with long experience make new barrels of high quality Bulgarian oak. Old French barrels are also recycled in the workshop. The company has more than 800 high-quality French barrels of 225 liters capacity and over 1000 Bulgarian barrels with a capacity of 500 liters and 225 liters.

The barrels are regularly replaced every 3-4 years.

The winery produces one of the best quality schnapps in Bulgaria - Straldzha muskatova rakia, winner of many national and international awards.

The winery's production is exported to more than 20 countries around the world - Japan, Canada, Great Britain, Holland, Norway, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Austria, France, Denmark, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and others.

Winery visitinf and wine tasting are organized every day from 8.30 to 17.30 or after a reservation.

Yambol, Industrial Zone
+359 46 661 615
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