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Andere Weinerlebnisse

Wir freuen uns, Sie in Bulgarien begrüßen zu dürfen und Ihnen ein unvergessliches und hervorragendes Weinerlebnis zu bieten! Wenn Sie das richtige für Sie unter unseren Vorschlägen nicht auswählen können, dann kontaktieren Sie uns einfach. Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Wünsche einzugehen und maßgeschneiderte Ferien zu organisieren, speziell für SIE! Die…

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Melnik Wein-Wochenende

Sind Sie auf der Suche nach einem unvergesslichen Weinwochenende im “Geburtsort” der einheimischen Rebsorte Melnik (Shiroka Melnishka Loza), die nach der kleinsten Stadt in Bulgarien benannt wurde? Wenn ja, dann sind Sie herzlich willkommen zu unserer gemeinsamen Reise in das malerischen Struma Tal! Dieses romantische Weinerlebnis wird Sie zu reizvollen Landschaften und Bergen,…

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Thrakischer Wein und Plovdiv - Gourmet

  THRAKISCHER WEIN UND PLOVDIV (Privatreise) Gourmet Aufschlussreiche Reise in die kulturelle und historische Stadt Plovdiv ; Erlesenes 3-Gang Mittagessen in einem Gourmet-Restaurant oder Wein-Bar; Weinverkostung und Tour in die Weinreben von Villa Yustina; Read more…

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Die Klosterweinreise - Geschichte&Landschaft

DIE KLOSTERWEINREISE (Privatreise) Geschichte & Landschaft Weinvekostung in einer hervorragender Weingut – Medi Valley; Malerische Reise des beeindruckenden Rila-Berges entlang; Besuch von Rila-Kloster (UNESCO Welterbe), und die Meistestücke von der mittelalterlichen Bulgarischen Architektur (Boboschewo); Read more…

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Abseits vom Rummel - Natur&Tradition

ABSEITS VOM RUMMEL (Privatreise) Natur & Tradition Ausflug nach der sanften Landschaft von Sredna Gora Gebirge; Besuch zu dem bezaubernenden Städchen und Architekturschutzort Kopriwschtitsa; Verkostung von Rumelia-Weinen in einem alten authentischen Haus in Panaguyrishte und Besichtigung des Thrakischen Goldschatzes; Read more…

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Via Vino Collection - Nordbulgarien: Mit einem Hauch von Meer, Fluss und Berg

    Geburtsort der ältesten europäischen Zivilisation und der Weinkultur – das ist Bulgarien, der verborgene Schmuck in Südosteuropa. Selbst erfahrene Reisende lassen sich von dem offensichtlichen Einfluss des Terroirs auf etablierte und beachtenswerte Weinsorten beeindrucken. Sie werden bestimmt den Charakter dieser malerischen Region erfassen, die  zwischen der Donau, dem…

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Via Vino Collection - Südbulgarien: Auf die Spuren von den Thrakern

Willkommen in zwei der außergewöhnlichsten Orten Bulgariens, der Thrakischen Ebene und dem Struma Tal. Hier werden Beweise gehalten, dass Wein in diesem Gebiet seit mehr als 5000 Jahren hergestellt wird. Sie werden die Chance haben, unglaubliche Weine neben schönen Landschaften und alten thrakischen Heiligtümer zu erforschen. Ein Schlückchen frischer Sandanski…

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01.02.2018 Odysseia-In & Via Vino at FESPO 2018

GRÜEZI! For a second year in a row Odysseia-In & Via Vino participated at FESPO – Switzerland’s biggest travel and holiday fair! 2018 edition which took place in Messe Zürich between 25 and 28 January 2018. We presented our brand new food and wine tours in Bulgaria, among them: CARPE…

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03.01.2018 Via Vino year 2017 in pictures

Another new year and another reason to look back, to summarize, to make plans for the future… I have decided to make a visual retrospection of our wine tours in Bulgaria in 2017. A lot of exciting moments throughout the country, happy people (and guide!), good wine and food, great…

A great mixture of culture, history, food and wine

We came to Bulgaria because there were cheap flights and our close friend is from Bulgaria so we really wanted to visit. We found Via Vino & Zig Zag tours because of the reviews on Trip Advisor and chose the private gourmet day tour THRACIAN WINE TOUR AND PLOVDIV. Communication prior…

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Sofia Gourmet-Reise

Sehr geehrte Genießer und Weinliebhaber, willkommen an unserer Exklusiven VIA VINO Gourmet-Reise nach Sofia, Bulgarien! Verkosten Sie das typische einheimische Getränk Rakia in einem stilvollen “kommunistischen“ Retro-Bar; Geniessen Sie 6-Gang Pairing Menü in einem erlesenen Feinkost-Restaurant für moderne bulgarische Küche; Entdecken Sie Sofia, die bulgarische Hauptstadt, auf einem Stadtrundgang mit…

Fully satisfied!

We were fully satisfied with the Via Vino Monastery Wine Tasting tour. Our guide Lubo was a real value added because not only he was very kind and available, but he solved also unexpected small issues (a road closed on the way to the small church, and the consequent delay…

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08.11.2017 DiVino.Taste 2017

This November, Sofia will became the wine capital of Bulgaria. The seventh edition of the largest forum for Bulgarian wine DiVino.Taste will be held from 17th  to 19th  November 2017. DiVino.Taste will be again  in the National Palace of Culture, but this time in Halls 7, 8, 9. Whether you…

We will be recommending this tour to everyone!

We like to visit wine regions and experience different wines. I found VIA VINO tours online and chose the Thracian Wine Tour. We have had a lovely day. Ivo has been fantastic and we have loved the wines we tasted. It was so nice to see another city (Plovdiv) and…

Very nice easy day

My neighbors were Bulgarians and said wonderful things. Also, why not? I like last-minute adventures and chose VIA VINO wine tour Thracian Wine Tour & Plovdiv. It was very nice easy day and lots of wine! I enjoyed the history added in. Daisy G., USA (visited September 2017)

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13.09.2017 “4 x 4″ wine tour in South Sakar

Some wine professionals are passionately asserting that the best place for cultivating of vines in Bulgaria is the Eastern part of the Thracian Lowland and more precisely the South Sakar sub-region. Certainly, I could argue with these guys but I have much fewer arguments after visiting 4 wineries from the…

Kompetente und sympathische Begleitung der Gruppe!

Herzlichen Dank an Ivo! Er hat die Gruppe kompetent und sympathisch begleitet. Wir haben viel erfahren und erlebten gute Tage in Sofia. Die Stadtführung war auch interessant. Andreas, Gerda, Hansjörg, Beat, Graziella, Vreni und Klaus, Switzerland (visited May 2017)

One more winery

We really enjoyed Via Vino day tour to Plovdiv and Villa Yustina with Ivaylo. If we had an opportunity to go again, we would like to visit one more winery. Agneska & Matt, Poland (visited April 2017)

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VIA VINO & Odysseia-in tour to Priorat: 29 June – 04 July 2017

Dear wine lovers, I could undoubtedly say that Priorat is one of the most exciting and distinctive wine areas I have ever been! And that I am extremely happy to announce a Via Vino & Odysseia-in tour to Priorat which will take place between 29 June and 04 July 2017.…

Thanks!

Thanks a lot again, Ivaylo! Silvia, Gabriel and Daniel R., Switzerland (visited April 2017)

One of the best experiences I’ve had in a long time

I wanted to travel somewhere different to everything I’ve ever seen before and to try new experiences such as my first wine tour! Via Vino provided the perfect opportunity The tour was very well organized, very relaxing and one of the best experiences I’ve had in a long time! Combininga…

I cannot recommend it enough to others

I was not sure what to expect but based on the tour, itself and the reviews, I cannot recommend it enough to others. The information was great and I learned so much more of the Bulgarian history. It was very customisable and always had the customer in mind. Lovely experience,…

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06.02.2017 VIA VINO & Odysseia-In at FESPO fair, Switzerland

        Grüezi mitenand! That is the Swiss expression for “Hello everybody”. I am very happy to announce that VIA VINO & Odysseia-In have participated at FESPO 2017 – Switzerland’s biggest travel and holiday fair! It took place in Messe Zürich between 26 and 29 January 2017. We have presented there…

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13.01.2017 17 as a start of 2017

In the very beginning of The New Year I decided to summarize some interesting articles, blog posts and other online reading materials. Though the topics are various, I am sticking to the Via Vino main point – Wine Tourism in Bulgaria. Actually I am happy to share with you that…

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Rock 'n' Wine!

Lieber Freund, wir wissen du magst Wein und wunderschöner Natur. Wie uns! Via Vino & Odysseia-In bieten eine unvergessliche Reise nach Nordwestbulgarien – genau was du suchst… Am Spätnachmittag am Freitag** fahren wir von Sofia in Richtung Nord. Innerhalb von 3 Stunden erreichen wir unsere Unterkunft “Han Madona” – ein…

Day trip in Plovdiv and a winery tour with lunch and tasting

We signed for an immersive day trip which includes a tour of Plovdiv and the Old City before arrival in Sofia. The guide came to pick us up from the hotel at a preset time and we went to a wonderful day of visiting the Old City of Plovdiv and…

Wonderful trip

We had a wonderful trip, we enjoyed it very much, thank you! The wine tour has been realised with Ivaylo. We visited a winery where they grow grapes and produce excellent wine. The huge vineyards impressed us. The red wine was very original and the white was refined. We have…

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16.11.2016 Why is it worth visiting Bulgaria and tasting its wines?

This is a title, resp. topic which is expected to be a cliché (frankly said, I agree) and you will probably skip it (please don’t!!!) because you have read thousands of similar articles…. However I decided to write a few words!   It all started 5 000 years ago or…

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14.09.2016 The Wedding Tasting

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to moderate a wine tasting at the wedding of my good friends Evgenia and Lars who currently live in Copenhagen. But I was also challenged by their invitation because the wedding guests were an interesting mixture from all over the world –…

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19.08.2016 Two special wineries on the edge of the Thracian lowland

When Mr. Chris Drake, a wine blogger from Scotland but living currently in London let me know that he intends to visit Bulgaria in order to talk about our wine project VIA VINO and hopefully to write an article about Bulgaria as a (still hidden) wine tourism destination, I have…

EXCELLENT day out with Ivaylo and Via Vino

I fit in a long weekend trip to Sofia, Bulgaria while I had some downtime from work. I knew that there must be some great Bulgarian wine to be found and spent some time google’ing different options for wine tours. I found Ivaylo’s website and emailed him to see if…

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19.04.2016 International Wine Tourism Conference 2016

  Between 04 and 08 April I attended The 8th Annual International Wine Tourism Conference (IWINETC) which was held in the province of Barcelona, Catalunya. This was our first participation in that major wine tourism event and surely not the last. I found it quite interesting and useful, also professionally…

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06.03.2016 The Struma valley wine region (Part 2)

  Orbelia   One of our highlights thanks mostly to the enthusiasm, wine passion and knowledge of Risto – the wine maker and wine guide of the cellar! I am talking about an almost brand new winery, located in the skirts of Slavyanka Mountain but already producing high quality wines…

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29.02.2016 The Struma valley wine region (Part 1)

As Peter (a business partner from Germany currently living in France) started the car’s engine the thermometer showed -11°C in the misty winter morning. And the degrees were even expected to drop to the freezing -17 (!)… Well, we were in Sofia, ready to head to the South for an…

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09.12.2105 Young wine and much more

  There is something in the young wine I do adore – probably its wildness, its freshness, the way it makes me confused and smiling at the same time or the numerous transitions in my mouth within seconds… The reason why I say all this is the Festival “Days of…

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25.11.2015 DiVino Taste – growing and growing…

  What started up in 2011 more as an exclusive and stylish meeting between Bulgarian wine producers and wine lovers in the classy Military Club in Sofia, has grown up only 5 (five!) years later… 2 (two!) times with regard to the participants but also the visitors! And it is indisputable –…

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06.10.2015 Wine tourism in the Balkans: mission possible!

Where are we? This is a question which we, Bulgarians ask often. It’s all about evaluating and comparing – to Romania with regard to the EU and our progress, to the colleague, to the neighbouring winery…  Well I had a brilliant opportunity to find out where the Balkan wine tourism is by means of visiting wine…