According to The Ultimate Visual Encyclopedia, Bulgaria is the major supplier of a particular type of rose oil in the world, and Kazanlak's rose gardens are the largest rose gardens worldwide. In 1903, the citizens of Kazanlak organized rose festival for the first time. The Rose Festival is one of the most extraordinary events in Bulgaria, dedicated to beauty, flowers, the aroma of the priceless Kazanlak rose and Bulgarian wine.

In 2011 ROSÉ WINE EXPO  KAZANLAK was organized for the first time and,  from that moment on,  it became a good wine tradition. It is held every June as part of the traditional annual Rose Festival in the Valley of Roses and Thracian kings.


ROSÉ WINE EXPO KAZANLAK is 3-day summer wine fiesta! The festival consists of „The Golden Kylix“ National Contest for the best Bulgarian Rosé wine, a Trade Show of both established and emerging wine-producing companies, and a Gourmet Zone to delight the senses with its presentation of innovative food and natural cosmetic products, which can complement wine and its derivatives. This year is going to be already the sixth national competition for rose wine!

What is the primary goal of ROSÉ WINE EXPO  KAZANLAK?

ROSÉ WINE EXPO  KAZANLAK aims to bring out the prestige of the Bulgarian wine as a national treasure together with the unique Kazanlak rose oil.

Only once in a year you have the unique opportunity to be present at the special tasting panel that includes prominent representatives of the academic community, leading enologists, highly-respected international judges, qualified sommeliers, and acclaimed wine journalists. If you are a wine-lover, who wants to become a real connoisseur, you are welcome to attend fascinating lectures, engaging workshops, unforgettable tastings, and professional master classes.

For more information see the official website