Museum of Wine, Pleven
The first wine museum on the Balkan Peninsula is located in the beautiful Pleven Kailuka, near lake Totlebenov shaft. Created in 2008, the museum displays the rich history of the Bulgarian wine industry. Coincidentally is right in Pleven - the city is one of the main centers of wine and has a long tradition in wine-growing. The first school in the country of Vine and Wine was discovered here in 1890, and 12 years later, and the National Institute of wine. The architecture of the Museum of wine is impressive. Located in one of the caves of Kailuka. The cave is formed by artificial cross, the idea of the government years ago was here is "Pleven Epic". The cave has an area of 650 sq m and consists of five galleries. Museum visitors will learn many interesting facts about wine in Bulgaria, for wine regions tradition of magic drink. In the separate historic part can be seen many articles and photographs showing the history of wine, the specifics of varieties, regions in the technology industry. You will see the ancient craft production and storage of wine, old barrels, FILA, rhytons. If you want you can taste a place of magic drink, and during the tasting lecturer specialist will hold you for a short sommelier course. You will learn interesting useful things like how and why holding a cup of wine, what to look for in flavor, color and taste of him, what the role of food in the tasting. Enoteca museum has an impressive collection of wines aged 30 to 90 years of it are 6,000 bottles of modern wines, representatives of all regions and brands in Bulgaria.