- Young Wine Festival – 2014
The festival in 2014 started with an accompanying cultural program on Monday 24 November. Wine makers presented their young wines on 28, 29 and 30 November. The festival attracted 24 winemakers from all over Bulgaria, including 4 new wineries. The event was attended by more than 13 thousand Plovdiv residents and guests of the city.
Novelty was the participation of 9 acacia producers – acacia 1899, which were located in the houses with the winemakers.
The event covered 11 signposts in the Old Town, with the “Citizens Club” Restaurant for the first time.
The “Young Wine Festival” was included in the program of the 5th International Tour Operator Meeting and in the program of Bulgarian-Russian Rotary Meeting.
The event was attended by volunteer students from the University of Food Technologies and students from the High School of Tourism in Plovdiv.
- Young Wine Festival – 2013
In 2013, the fifth edition of the “Young Wine Festival” was held. Traditionally, the festival was held with an accompanying rich cultural program. Visitors had the opportunity to taste the wonderful young wines of the Bulgarian wine producers in sign houses in the Old Town of Plovdiv. The number of visitors in 2013 was significantly higher than in the previous years.
- Young Wine Festival – 2012
In 2012, Plovdiv gathered an exceptional number of connoisseurs of quality young wine. The festival is organized for the fourth consecutive year, with the first three editions of the gorge attracting over 15,000 visitors from all over the country. The tastings were accompanied by awarding the best young wine, cultural events, lectures dedicated to wine history, up-to-date information about wine producers and others, combined with compact inclusion of dozens of locations and massive communication, turned the event into an important accent for the city of Plovdiv. The festival passed against the backdrop of a rich cultural-educational program.
The President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, was invited to the opening ceremony on 23.11.2012 at 13.45 hrs, and for the tastings – the representatives of the diplomatic missions and many of our guests and foreign guests.
- Young Wine Festival – 2011
The Young Wine Festival 2011 was held last Saturday and Sunday of November or on November 26 and 27 in 5 houses of the Old Town and Restaurant “Bulgarian House”. The event was attended by 16 wineries and 2 food producers. This year the celebration was preceded by two events that contributed to the better promotion and publicity of the festival. In the week before the feast – on Tuesday, an exhibition of antique wine vessels was opened, and a Friday evening Trakia and Wine was held. “Young Wine Festival” 2011 attracted more than 7 000 visitors from Plovdiv, the country and abroad.
- Young Wine Festival – 2010
Mayor of Plovdiv Municipality Slavcho Atanasov awarded with diploma eng. Lubozar Fratev, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of “Young Wine Defile” 2010 and Chairman of Tourism Council – Plovdiv. The prize is to contribute to the organization of the Young Wine Defile on 27 and 28 November 2010 and its recognition as a national festival.
The diploma was officially presented by Deputy Mayor Petya Gogova at the meeting of the Organizing Committee of the holiday held this week.
More than 5,000 visitors from the country and abroad visited this year’s second edition of “Defile of Young Wine” in the Old Town of Plovdiv. In the unique atmosphere of the Renaissance houses, guests enjoyed and enjoyed various types of Bulgarian wines presented by 20 wineries from different wine regions of the country.
Attracting the interest of wine producers, representatives of the tourism industry and many visitors, the purpose of the festival is to contribute to the development of tourism and the better promotion of Plovdiv and Bulgarian wine production.
- Young Wine Festival – 2009
In 2009, one of the biggest wine festivals in Plovdiv – the “Young Wine Festival”, is a registered trademark registered by the “Tourism Council – Plovdiv”, for organizing and holding tasting of young Bulgarian wines in within the last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of November in different houses of the Old Town. Eventually this event has proved to be a sign of the cultural and event calendar of the city.