At the National Rose wine competition called „Golden Kilix“, which had taken place at the framework of the festival, Chateau “Botevo” was rewarded with a second place – a silver for its Rose Staven – 2017.
The festival coincides with the culmination of the annual Holiday of the rose in Kazanlak.
The Rose wine festival and the National Rose wine competition called „Golden Kilix“ – rosewine-expo.com are integral part of the Wine culture in Bulgaria.
The festival “Golden Kilix” which is part of the complex ritual system of the ancient Thracians for wine overflow and only the ones chosen by God touched their lips, carries the glory of the ancient wine traditions since millenniums.
The main aims of the festival are:
To popularize the Bulgarian wine culture, traditions and practices to the guests of the Holiday of he rose from the country and abroad, as well as to the young generation of the Rose valley.
Connection of the ancient wine and rose productive agricultural traditions with Valley of the Thracian kings which is rich with historical artifacts.
Artistic reading of the ancient history and re-creation of wine and orphic rituals to demonstrate the ancient connection between the man and the wine.
To enrich the knowledge for gourmet culture and combination of wine and food, new products, food and drinks presentation, as well as popularizing the principles of the natural and healthy way of living.
To organize different cultural and musical events for young and distinctive creators from the Rose valley and to demonstrate the unique creative practices.
The National Rose wine competition under the name of „Golden Kilix“ is the only such initiative in the country and for the Balkan type Rose wines. This competition generates empathy, interest and emulation among wine producers, wine technologists and enologists, sommeliers, wine specialists and notable wine journalists.
The unique „Golden kilix” is among the most prestigious ROSE AWARD in Bulgaria.
The rich award fund of the festival stimulates and supports affirmative producers and as well as new and small boutique wine-cellars and companies. It imposes modern European criteria and practices. It raises the product’s design of the wine branches.
For information about Roze Wine Expo Kazanlak – rosewine-expo.com