Kazanlak is Bulgarian city of roses, which is situated in the heart of Rose Valley. Filled with the unique and charming aroma of roses, surrounded by the mystery of the ancient Thracians, Kazanlak has a lot to offer.

It became a good old tradition to the celebrate the beauty of roses at Rose Festival, which is more than 100 years old. The Rose Festival is one of the most remarkable events in Bulgaria, dedicated to beauty and flowers, to spring and the fragrance of the priceless Kazanlak rose. This year for the 113th time the guests of Kazanlak enjoyed numerous exhibitions, unforgettable concerts, exciting workshops and inspiring dances. The fans of rosé wine had an excellent opportunity to taste the award-winning wines of selected wineries from the different regions of Bulgaria.

Briefly about Rosé Wine Expo Festival

Rosé Wine Expo Festival is an annual wine event, which is held in June. The festival combines „The Golden Kylix“ - National Contest for the best Rosé wine of Bulgaria, a Trade Show of both established and emerging wine-producing companies from Bulgaria and abroad. Gourmet Zone is an inseparable part of the festival, which aims to delight the senses with its presentation of traditional food such cheese, olives, olive oil and natural cosmetic products, which can complement the wine, rose, lavender and its derivatives. The aim of the Rosé Wine Expo Festival is to enhance the knowledge about Bulgaria, its ancient wine-making history, rich culture, indigenous wine varieties, traditional food, new bioproducts and promote the principles of environmentally friendly, healthy and fulfilling lifestyle.

The results of Rosé Wine Expo 2016

According to the results of Rosé Wine Expo 2016, Katarzyna winery received “Golden Kylix”. This is one of the most prestigious awards for rosé wine in Bulgaria and unique at the same time. This award is given to the wine, which managed to translate the tradition of ancient Thracian wine culture into the modern concept of wine. It is a national award, which represents the producers from all the wine regions of Bulgaria.

An art jury of well-known graphic designers and academicians choose Terra Tangra to be the winner of the annual prize for Best Wine Label Design. Special Tasting Commission, which included prominent oenologists, respected international judges, and sommeliers, as well as leading wine journalists, gave overall 13 gold medals, 30 silver and 11 bronze medals.

The sixth edition of Rosé Wine Expo 2016 was a big success. Congratulations to all the winners and all the participants!

Rose Festival Kazanlak is one of the must-sees in Bulgaria. Rosé Wine Expo is one of the must-tastes in Bulgaria. Rosé Wine Expo Kazanlak aims to bring out the influence of the Bulgarian wine as a national treasure together with the unique Kazanlak rose oil. Due to such events as Rosé Wine Expo Kazanlak, Bulgarian wine has an opportunity to demonstrate its individuality and uniqueness to people from all over the world. 

Thanks to the organizers of the event - Absolute Ltd. (in cooperation with the municipality of Kazanlak), especially Anna Dundakova for a profound preparation and incredible performance of Rosé Wine Expo 2016.

More of Bulgarian Wine

Good news for all wine lovers, wine experts and wine enthusiasts. From the 28th  till the 31st of July it is going to be another unforgettable wine festival, where you will have a great opportunity to taste the award-winning wines of Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016 - one of the most prestigious international wine competitions.

We’d like to invite to another fantastic wine festival – Burgas Wine Fest 2016.

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