Rupel Winery, a Family-Owned Winery, Near the Town of Melnik
About 15km from Melnik’s town center in the beautiful hilly countryside in the heart of Struma valley, you can find Rupel Winery.
They are a family-owned winery combining beautiful vineyards, a wine tasting facility with a fantastic view, and unique nature with mountains, round hills, and meadows.
Tradition and respect for nature have led them to the natural growth of the grapes and pure wine production. Throughout their entire process, the importance of purity is found from the beginning of grape growing to the wines’ bottling.
The motto Rupel Winery is “purity of the varieties, purity of the processes, purity of the spirit!”
The Vineyards and Annual Production
The winery’s first vines were planted in 2004 and are currently spread out over 30 hectares (74 acres). The annual production is about 250 tons of grapes. In 2015 a new modern technological base opened near the vineyards – an advantage in fast, hassle-free, and high-quality transport. The winery is equipped with a nitrogen production machine, and all vessels are connected to it.
The Winery’s Tours and Tastings
Rupel Winery is a fully operating winery offering tours and complimentary tastings of all wines available. Tastings can be arranged with or without lunch or dinner, wine training, team building, and special events. The winery invites you to participate in the vine growing process, find an attractive place for relaxation & picnicking, attend a traditional Trifon Zarezan & Grape Harvesting celebration, and many other activities.
You are inviting to taste, have a tour, relax and reflect in Rupel Winery in the beautiful Melnik Wine Region, the heart of Struma Valley.