On the east edge of Europe is a small but spirited nation. Winegrowers there carry on centuries of tradition, producing exceptional wines on world-class terroir. Telescope Wine helps you explore this remarkable place. Discover Bulgaria.


OuR Wines


Telescope 2016 Mavrud

91 pts.

This wine features an indigenous Bulgarian red varietal, Mavrud. The grapes were carefully harvested and sorted by hand. Following fermentation, the wine was aged for ten months in French oak barrels. Aromas and flavors of red fruit and cloves culminate in a long, spicy finish. A pure expression of a local Bulgarian favorite.


Telescope 2014 Red Blend

91 pts.

This wine is from Bulgaria's Thracian Valley. The grapes were harvested and sorted by hand, fermented in concrete, and aged for twelve months in French oak barrels. Vanilla and subtle cigar box aromas combine with a palate of dark fruit and leather in this memorable blend of Syrah, Merlot, and Petit Verdot.




On the map

Go to Italy's boot heel and head northeast about 300 miles. Located at approximately 42 degrees north latitude like the winegrowing regions of Tuscany Italy and Rioja Spain.

Climate & wine regions

Bulgaria has several different climate areas, three of which are known worldwide as having the potential to produce great wine grapes.

Wine culture

Driving around, you immediately notice how many homes have either a grape arbor or tiny vineyard attached. Wine is a point a pride here...and has been for centuries.


Telescope Wine was founded in Sofia, Bulgaria by a husband and wife team, Seth Elgin and Zori Ivanova. They've partnered with some of the best winemakers in Bulgaria to create unique--and uniquely Bulgarian--wines to share with wine enthusiasts around the world.