Wine cellar Tohun is situate on the main road between Burgas and Pomorie and is the most suitable pit stop for wine enthusiasts traveling towards the southern Black Sea coast. Opened for business since 2009 the architecture of the winery is in the stylistic of the Proto-Bulgarian huts. Tohun is the name of Pomorie during their time.
The vineyards spread over 65 hectares and are located in the Eastern-Black Sea region.The varieties include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Dimiat, Grenache Blanc, Petit Manseng, Viognier, Roussan, Primitivo, Tempranillo and Malbec.
The soil is chernozem Smolnik, the climate is moderately continental with characteristic currents from and towards the sea accompanied by high atmospheric humidity during the grape harvest which favours the cultivation of grapes.
Wine cellar Tohun is a modern cellar yet classic with an underground and overground processing of grapes. The wine tours in the production premises and tasting sessions in the specially built tasting room will delight any wine lover. Reservations are recommended before visiting the cellar.
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The Salt Museum is located on the shores of Lake Pomorie and is the only one of its kind in Eastern Europe that produces salt by solar evaporation of seawater. In the exhibition hall you will see an intriguing collection of photographs of authentic solar equipment and instruments as well as old topographical maps. Еvery visitor to the museum can get to know more about the intricacies of the craft and participate in the production of salt themselves.
The Old Town has been declared an architectural-historical reserve of national importance. Nessebar is one of the oldest cities in Europe, founded 3200 years ago. In antiquity, the city was called Mesambria, in the Middle Ages Mesemvria, and later – Nessebar. A large part of the archaeological finds can be viewed in the Archaeological Museum of Nessebar, which is located at the beginning of the peninsula. On the northern coast of the peninsula are the remains of the basilica “Virgin of Eleusis” built in the 6th century and according to historical records it was also part of a monastery complex. In the middle of the isthmus is the emblematic old mill of the town.
Ancient and medieval city “Aquae Calidae – Thermopolis” arose around the warm mineral springs all the way back in Thracian times in the 1st millennium BC. At the beginning of the 2nd century, the Roman emperor Trajan built a large Thermae and a station called Aquae Calidae (hot water). They became very popular throughout the empire and in the 6th century the Byzantine Emperor Justinian the Great built a large fortress to protect them from invaders.