We would like to invite you to chose and try different wine varieties. We have packages from Entry, Medium and premium Bulgarian wine selections. You will be provided with the information about the different regions, the sort of wine that has been grown and the whole story behind the drink you will be holding in your hand. One will be invited to 3 wines of your choice accompanied by a plateau of cheese and/or meat bites for you to taste a bit of local exquisite deli selection. What is more we are a shop too and anything you like after your wine tasting you could take home and enjoy it with your friends and family. Kalin- the owner of the wine bar will be happy to great you and tell you a lot of interesting stories about the Bulgarian wine over the years and how it sits on the world market and amazes every time with its uniqueness. For a fact there are 120 counted different wine varieties in Bulgaria of the nearly 6000 in the world and we have more than 60 of them in Balaban wine.
Balaban wine bar is a small family owned venue run by Kalin, Maya and Kaloyan for nearly two years. Kalin the elder member of the team has been in export and import of wines for the last 10 years and has a great expertise and experience with the Bulgarian wine market. Collaborating successfully with small family owned boutique wineries and selecting only the best he has proven successfully in UK, Sweden, Norway etc. Now having established our small cozy place in the heart of the Bulgarian capital, we would like to share the best wine experience you could have. We are not afraid to open anything you would like to taste and explore the Bulgarian rich wine culture and unique varieties by the glass. What is more we choose carefully local cheese, meat cuts and bread and bits of other bites for you to enjoy alongside your chosen wine.
A plateau of selected locally made cheese and/or meat bites with bread olives etc.
Different wine varieties red, white and rose of your choice from different wine regions. You will be advised on your choice…
Balaban wine bar is a place you won’t be able to find on the Main Street. We are a hidden gem where locals like to meet. We have nice outdoor seating and inside on both floors. We provide table service and our capacity is 30 people. You will be invited in a cozy vintage atmosphere as welcomed with a smile from your hosts. You will be invited to sit at your convenience and the host Kalin will be conducting the tasting with a story about the wine.
Local wine tasting experience in Sofia