Wine Festival at the National Archaeological Reserve “The Ancient City of Apollonia”, Sozopol, 18 – 20 July 2019

From 18th to 20th of July, in the National Archaeological Reserve “Ancient Town of Apolonia”, Sozopol, was held the Dionysian Days Wine Festival. All the wine-growing regions in Bulgaria were presented.


A special guest at the fest was Maestro Mauricio Federidi. He presented the “Magic of the Tasting” in the representative of the Chitalishte “Father Paisii.

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The National Institute for the Study of Wine, Spirits and Essential Oils made a presentation on “Innovation in Laboratory Service and Producer Services”. Speaker was Ivana Murdjeva, lawyer, expert in wine-making legislation.


During the festival a project of the Sozopol Foundation was presented: “Wine – a traditional product and a means of convergence of the peoples of Southeastern Europe and the Black Sea region”.


The project was developed in partnership between NGOs from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Greece, Turkey, with the special participation of a non-governmental organization from Cassis, France.

A project proposal applies for funding under the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Program for Cross-Border Cooperation 2014-2020.

During the festival, Mr. Kiril Arnautski held fruitful and friendly conversations with some of the organizers and guests of the festival.

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and Mr. Kiril Arnautski
Mr. Stoyan Georgiev
and Mr. Kiril Arnautski

Mr. Georgi Pinelov, Mrs. Sylvia Shatarova and Mr. Kiril Arnautski