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Menada winery


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Domain Menada is located in Stara Zagora - one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria, heir of the ancient Augusta Trayana. The town is situated in the center of Southern Bulgaria, at the footstep of the Sredna Gora mountain range.

The winery owns over 426 hectares of vineyards.

The landscape of the region is tilted, inclined to the south. The altitude is 170 to 260 meters above sea level.

Characteristics of the region
12.9° Average annual temperature
598mm Average annual rain


The climate is temperate continental. A specific characteristic of the region is that temperatures warm up very quickly in spring and cool down much later in autumn. A unique advantage here is the local air currents, which prevent the cold weather from lingering too long during the winter months. The air temperature allows for the accumulation of enough sugar and acids to give harmony and softness to the wine.



Maroon wood soil, a mixture of clay and sand, deluvial rocky and alluvial-deluvially slightly sandy and clayish. The climate and soils are particularly suited to the grape varieties grown in the region and give the wine the necessary sweetness and density.

Wine varieties

Our prime vineyards are located in the quaint villages of Elhovo and Mogilovo - about 18 km from the town of Stara Zagora. The grape varieties are carefully selected with the characteristics of the region in mind. We are proud of the quality of our white varietals Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Sémillon, Muscadelle and Viognier. Our red varietals include some fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot.

The quality of the soil and the weather conditions of the region allow the cultivation of extremely high quality grapes. From these, Domain Menada produces sophisticated and competitive European wines with exquisite characteristics.



Chardonnay is the most popular white grape variety in the world, originating in the regions of Burgundy and Champagne, France. Its name is associated with prestigious French white wines and sparkling champagne wines.

High-quality white table wines selected for their lightness, freshness, harmonious taste, and fruity flavors are produced from Chardonnay. Aging in oak barrels gives the wine notes of vanilla, smoke and oak.


Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a premium white wine varietz from Bordeaux, France. The grapes yield their best result when cultivated on maroon wood soils in airy atmospheric regions. Vines are typically characterized by a strong growth and high yield.

The grapes produce high quality dry, semi-dry, and sweet white wines. They carry a fresh and harmonious taste mixed with aromas of hay, tropical fruits and gooseberries. The wines made from Sauvignon Blanc are consumed mostly young, but have ageing potential.



Sémillon is a white wine grape variety from Bordeaux, France.

It’s cultivated to make high quality dry white wines with a flavor of oak, grain, honey, and melon. Muscadelle and Viognier are French white grapes varieties that can be combined with other varieties to create wines with a remarkable bouquet.


Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is the most popular red wine grape variety in the world, originating in Bordeaux, France. It is used for production of high quality red and blended wines.

These wines are defined by a rich dark red color, good density and intense aroma of small red fruits – black currant, blackberry and mulberry. When aged in oak barrels, they develop a rich, complex aroma with flavors of spices, oak, smoke, chocolate and cinnamon.



Merlot is a high quality grape variety, originating from France.

Merlot wines are characterized by an intense red color, fullness, harmony of taste and a rich bouquet.

The mature wines are defined by a complex aroma that brings up notes of oak, candied fruits, smoke and truffles.


Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is a red wine grape variety originating in France. It is used for producing table and dessert wines. These wines are of a pale red color with aromas of raspberries, blackberries, black currant, and blueberries. Upon longer ageing the wine develops a touch of spices and musk.


Malbec & Petit Verdot

Malbec and Petit Verdot are French red wine grape varieties.

These grape varieties produce high quality red wines with a deep color, rich flavor and aroma.