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Mezek – Ivaylovgrad route

Starting point: At the tour operator's proposal

Route: Mezek village - Siva river village - Malko gradishte village - Dabovets village - Kamilski dol village - Lambhuh village - Huhla village - Ivaylovgrad

Endpoint: Upon preposition of the tour operator

9.30 am Arriving in front of Katarzyna Estate Winery (GPS 41.74669, 26.13939)
9.30 am – 10.15 am Tour of the Winery, wine tasting and buying wine
10.15 am – 10.45 am Tour of the Medieval fortress Mezek (GPS 41.73494, 26.08008)
10.45 am – 11.30 am Visit to Mezek Winery (GPS 41.73687, 26.08969), tour of the Winery, wine tasting and buying wine
11.30 am – 12.30 am Tour of the Thracian domed tomb (GPS 41.73518, 26.10178)
12.30 am – 1.30 pm Traveling to Ivaylovgrad
1.30 pm – 2.30 pm Lunch in hotel-restaurant St.St. Constantine and Elena (GPS 41.52213, 26.11907)
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm Tour of the Ancient Villa Armira (GPS 41.49914, 26.10649)
3.30 pm – 4.30 pm Visiting the Yamanyevs Winery (GPS 41.52674, 26.13106), wine tasting and buying wine
4.30 pm – 6.30 pm Visit to the "Traditional Culinary Heritage" Festival, in the central square of Ivaylovgrad (GPS 41.52669, 26.12427) - only during the first weekend of September
6.30 pm Departure from Ivaylovgrad

Wine Cellar Katarzyna Estate

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  • Location: Haskovo, Bulgaria
  • Address: Mezek village, White earth area, Svilengrad Municipality

Katarzyna Estate Winary was established in 2003 by Christophe Trilinski and Nikolay Dalakov, who are fascinated by the nature near the village of Mezek in Svilengrad.

The vineyards are located in the vicinity of the village, in one of the most fertile areas for vineyards in Bulgaria and Europe and occupy an area of 300 ha.

The most modern wine-making practices are applied for cultivation to achieve maximum grape quality - green pruning, shoots and attachment of the shoots, removal of part of the foliage and green grape harvest. The red grape varieties are merlot, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, cabernet frank, malbek, temprania, carmener, and mavrud.

The white varieties are Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semiion, Vionet, Muscat Ottonel and Traminer.

The cellar is rapidly establishing itself as the leader of the wine market in the country and gradually gaining high marks and awards for prestigious international competitions. In 2011, the wine Reserve 2007 was rated extremely high by world wine expert Robert Parker.

Among the most recognizable brands of the wine cellar are Question Mark, Encore, Seven Grapes, Les Fleurs, Les Amandiers, Les Cailloux, Le Carre d'Or, Contemplations, Mezzek, Twins, Der Traminer, Smaraida and others. Annually, over 2 million bottles are produced.

Wine tastings and tours are available upon prior reservation. In the winery there is an opportunity for organizing events.

Mezek village, White earth area, Svilengrad Municipality
+359 893 613 552, +359 2 459 1795, +359 2 491 1732, +359 892 277 206
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