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The Good Beer Show: 3rd and 10th August 2013

Jun 05, 2013 1 Comment by

The Bansko Good Beer Show is back again. If that was not enough, there is a double whammy this year.  The Bansko Good Beer Show is being held both on the 3rd August and the 10th August. With craft beer from six countries, both regular and new beer and cider drinkers are catered for. So [...]

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Jazz Festival 2012, 4th August to 11th August

Jun 25, 2012 2 Comments by
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Bulgarian Wine: Midalidare A New Wine Estate

Oct 02, 2011 1 Comment by

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Beer At Pri Kmeta: The (Good) Beer In Bulgaria – Part II

Sep 06, 2011 2 Comments by

With friends, après ski, après Pirin hiking or just after a long day in the office; yes, it’s beer I’m talking about. Beer the key ingredient for a successful Bansko drunch! And here in Bulgaria, the beer is quite good — and I’m investigating here if it can get better. Read on to see if beer [...]

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My Top Bulgarian Rose Wines

Jul 19, 2011 2 Comments by

Since last reviewing my top Bulgarian wines, there has been more and more competition in the world of Bulgarian wine. Some prices have come down, including my favourite, the top Enira 2007. Now 16 lev at Metro. But it’s hot and sunny here, and I’ve become attached to some more than acceptable rose´ wines. Summer [...]

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The Beer Guide To Bulgaria

Sep 27, 2010 8 Comments by

End of September, autumn has officially arrived, and in Munich the October fest is at full blast. What would I like to do to make the summer stay a little bit longer? Chill out in a sunny country and have some beer. I confess that I am a real ale fan. A bit of a [...]

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How A Bolyarka Beer Saved Me From Blast Injury. A Trabant Fest In Velhiko Tarnovo

Mar 23, 2010 No Comments

Nope not another Bansko video report! Time for a weekend escape. Trabant fans know that the picture above is from the medieval historical capital of Bulgaria, Velhiko Tarnovo and the Trabant Fest. So much to do and see, that on Saturday, after an early morning climb up to the Tsaravets fortress, I headed straight for, [...]

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