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Vinex Slavyantsi

     The vineyards of Vinex Slavyantsi (about 6,300 decares) are located on the southern slopes of hills of  Sungurlare Valley in Southeastern Bulgaria.         

     According to archaeological finds in the region and written data, vine-growing and wine-producing were practiced since antiquity. After the liberation from Ottoman yoke, the area of vineyards increased, wine-producing spread, wines and brandy trading emerged. At the exhibition in Antwerp Belgium in 1898 wine sort Red Misket, made from a local trader wins the first gold medal for white Bulgarian wine. After the First World War, the wine-producing developed further more, when export of draft wines to Germany started. After 1929, the local consumer cooperations built wineries in almost all of the villages in the area. The wineries in the villages of Slavyantsi, Grozden and Sungurlare became separate wine cooperations that existed until 1950. 
     The enterprise produces wine and brandy in the region of Sungurlare Valley, parts of the South wine region. The success is due to the combination of tradition and modern technologies. The sorts grown are: 

     White: Red Misket, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Muscat Ottonel, German Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Vyonnie, Pinot Gris, Gryner.
     Red: Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz.