Orbelia Winery – Struma Valley , Melnik , Bulgaria

About us

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Who we are

Winery Orbelia is located at the foot of the Belasitsa Mountain, next to the village of Kolarovo, 12 km. west of Petrich. Orbelia is the ancient name of the mountain range and it means beautiful White Mountain.

The winery opened in 2013 and it has the most modern technologically and laboratory equipment. Some of the wines aged in French, Bulgarian and American oak barrels.



Philosophy

Our philosophy is to produce high quality wines of traditional grape varieties, trying to preserve the old wine tradition in the region, dating back to the time of the Thracian civilization.

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Location

Sandanski-Petrich area is the sunniest and warmest region in Bulgaria and it has booth beautiful scenery and a rich history. This region has a long-standing tradition of excellence in viticulture. Since Thracian times in these lands have began cultivating some old local varieties such as Wide Melnik, which is widespread in the region today.

Our vineyards are planted on maroon, diluvial and alluvial soils, which provide excellent conditions for their development.