Sofia wine tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

696400


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

German (fluent), Bulgarian (fluent), English (fluent)

Taste Bulgarian wine and visit local wine bars


Explore the wine tradition in Bulgaria with a local. Book Sofia wine tour and taste 5 Bulgarian wines in 2 local wine bars.
The wine tradition in Bulgaria dates back to the Thracian times. Thracians believed that by drinking wine they get spiritual. Today the wine culture in Bulgaria connects more and more wine lovers. And in 2017 Bulgaria ranked in the top 10 wine destinations, which you can visit. Sofia wine tour is a combination of wine and dine. You will have a chance to taste local specialties.
According to your taste we will offer you traditional Bulgarian wine varieties as Gamza, Melnik 55, Mavrud, Rubin (a traditional Bulgarian red wine grape variety considered one of the oldest local varieties). As well as Muskat Ottonel, Pamid (the most common local grape variety in the past). Of course you can taste the well known Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Traminer and more. Have you ever tried an organic raspberry wine or Bulgarian ice wine? You will get a chance to do so.

Itinerary

Meeting in the city center of Sofia.
Visit to two local wine bars and tasting of 5 wines.
Having fun! :)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: We will meet at the city center of Sofia nearby the wine bars. If your hotel is nearby I will pick you up. But remember this is a walking tour. When you contact me we will discuss where is the best location for meeting.

Duration: 4 hours

The tour takes 4 hours. It depends how long we stay in each of the wine bars. The tour could be customized according to your wishes and free time. I could include dinner or one more wine bar in Sofia. If you have more time, we could travel and visit a local winery 2 hour drive from Sofia. Please contact me for more information.

Transportation

This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: English or German speaking tour guide
Visit to 2 wine bars in Sofia
The tour includes wine tasting of 5 Bulgarian wines in total with mineral water and some local bread, cheese and cut meat.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 BGN - It is always good to have cash with you. The good wine will make you want to try more, order food or go after the tasting to a club or a restaurant. At most of the places they accept cards too but not everywhere. Please be prepared with cash so you don't need to search for ATM during the tour. I will always help you but the time is wine during this tour. :)

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: If you order more wine or food, this will be extra cost and you need to pay cash or via card in the bar. When we give tip to the waiter it needs to be cash (approx 10%) too.
If you want to have dinner once the tour finishes, you will need about BGN 50 per person for dinner and some more wine.

Restrictions

NO

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    696400


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    German (fluent), Bulgarian (fluent), English (fluent)

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