Wine cellar Bendida is a small family owned winery situated in Brestovitsa village approximately 20km from Plovdiv. Bendida is a winery where family plays all the key roles – from production of the wines all the way to presenting them infront of wine enthusiast. The minimal interference in the vinification of the sorts is the winery’s own philosophy, with some of their wine series are entirely focused on natural wines. Their red wines age in American and French barrels in an underground chamber.
From 1936 the winery has housed their family history in winemaking and its modern continuation. The first wine was made by wine maker Metodi Portev but after 1944 with the change of political regime in the country the process was stalled. Today his grandson named after him also inherited his passion for wine is restoring the old stone winery by keeping the authentic appearance of it but also incorporating modern equipment.
Nowadays father and daughter are creating wines from the regional Bulgarian sorts Rubin and Mavrud but also using the international sorts of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc.
Get to know their work. Choose from one of the following tasting sessions for two:
Option 1: 5 wines and a charcuterie board with Bulgarian dairy and meat farmers’ products, bread and mineral water – 66 BGN for two people
Option 2: selection of 4 wines - 2 from the Enotec series and 2 higher classed wines from the family collection accompanied by a charcuterie board with Bulgarian dairy and meat farmers products, bread and mineral water – 82 BGN for two people
Option 3: selection of 5 higher classed wines from the family collection accompanied by a charcuterie board with Bulgarian dairy and meat farmers’ products, bread and mineral water – 95 BGN for two people
Booking in advance is mandatory for the tasting and meeting the winemakers is wonderful.
This tasting package is only available through advance booking for a particular date. If you still prefer to gift this package as a voucher please get in touch with us.
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The delivery of the gift box is done through courier Ekont. You can also order an online voucher. We will send it to you as soon as we receive confirmation of payment. You can print it out.