2003-2005 sizable investments included increase of production capacity, buying new distillation columns, fermenters, pumps, French and Bulgarian oak barrels, as well as construction of a new cooperage were made. The total grapes processing capacity amounted to over 16 million kg., and storage capacity to over 18 million l.
The production site in Yambol is a facility disposing with 11 000 tons of storage capacity and could process 500 tons of raw material daily. It also has 3 bottling lines with capacity of 3000 bottles per hour.
Villa Yambol is one of the few companies in Bulgaria, possessing its own cooperage house. Master coopers with many years of experience produce here new barrels from high quality Bulgarian oak. In the workshop they also recycle old barrels to a French technology. The company has more than 800 French oak barrels type 'barriques' with a capacity of 225 litres and over 1000 Bulgarian oak barrels with a capacity of both 500 and 225 l. The old barrels are regularly replaced by new ones every 3-4 years.
Straldzha district boasts an extremely good terroir and long lasting distillation traditions.
The winery produces one of the finest brandies in Bulgaria – “Straldzha Muscat Brandy”, winner of numerous national and international awards.Learn more