Feb 15th, 2021
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In this episode I wanted to share with you my experience of Bulgarian wines. I attended a Virtual Zoom tasting hosted by Bulgarian Sommelier Zareh Mesrobyan (Winner of 2018 Gaggenau Sommelier Competition) and was inspired by the quality, the prices, and the interesting indigenous varieties this country has to offer. So this episode you will learn about the history and its geography along with the 4 wines that I got to taste.
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2.08: The history of Bulgarian wine and it's two wine regions
6.12: Tasting of Georgiev/Milkov Funky Mavrud Pet Nat (£14.95) and conversation of the grapes Mavrud and Rubin.
9.08: More about the producers Georgiev/Milkov of the Mavrud, and a little more detail of the Thracian Valley PGI
11.01: The grape variety Kaylashki Misket
12.21: Tasting of the Haralambievi family vineyards and winery H's series Kaylashki Misket £12.60
14.04: More about the producer Haralambievi family vineyards and winery and a little more detail of the Danube Plain PGI
16.14: The grape variety Keratsuda and the Struma River Valley.
18.08: Tasting of Libera Esate Orange Keratsuda £12.95
19.49: More about the producers Libera Estate and about the grape variety Broad Leafed Melnik.
21.27: Tasting of the Damyanov VNYD Broad Leafed Melnik £12.75
22.32: More about the producers Damyanov family winery and vineyards
23.18: The grape variety Rubin.
24:06: Bulgarias climate and terroir.
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