Tuesday, May 30, 2017
New Wines of Ancient Thrace Launches commercial promotions in Houston, Texas
New Wines of Ancient Thrace
Launches commercial promotions in Houston, Texas
With the tasting of local and international varieties will start the trade promotions , organized by the Bulgarian Wine Export Association in Shanghai in Houston. Each of the wines will give an insight look into the region from which it originate.
Each of the 5 regions will be presented:
The area includes the central part of the valley, as well as parts of the Sakar Mountains. It is characterized by moderate continental climate and favorable precipitation distribution. Some of the most typical wines of this region include Mavrud, Rubin, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pamid.
Valley of the Roses
The area is located between Stara Planina and Sredna gora and it produces predominantly white dry wines. The Rose Valley is the birthplace of Red Misket. It is a white grape variety with a pink skin, which produces aromatic white wines similar to those of the Muscat family. Among the most famous varieties of grapes in this area are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Riesling.
This area covers the southern banks of the Danube and is characterized by temperate continental climate, hot summer and sunny days. Commonly grown vine varieties in this area are Merlot, Pamid, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamza, and Muscat Ottonel.
Black Sea region
Influenced by the Black Sea, this region is characterized by a soft autumn, making it suitable for growing white varieties with a strong sugar concentration. Dimyat Muscat Ottonel and Sauvignon Blanc are among the most frequently grown vines in this area. From the red Pinot Noir is definitely the star of the region.
This region includes the valley of the Struma River. The climate is typically Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winter and hot summer. The typical varieties of grapes traditionally grown here include Melnik, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
This is the second year when New Wines of Ancient Thrace will promote their wines in Houston. Wine professionals, wine lovers, wine enthusiasts– welcome!
Luiz Alberto (on behalf of Galina Niforou, BWEA chairwoman)
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