Bulgarian wine exports grow
Wine production in Bulgaria, which has a long history dating back to the times of the Thracians, is becoming increasingly important for the economy.
Today there are more than 80 commercial vineyards. UK, Romania, Poland, and Russia are the top export markets.
Standards are rising fast: Bulgarian wines are performing well in international competitions, and wine exports rose by 1.9% to 58.5 million litres in 2011.