Festival

fermentation products
from the northwest

Organized by "Sinevka" and "Borovitza" winery

June 4-5, 2022

Prevala village

Festival

fermentation products
from the northwest

Organized by "Sinevka" and "Borovitza" winery

4-5 юни 2022, с. Превала

We are delighted to invite you to the 5th annual Festival of Fermentation products of the Northwest Bulgaria. This year the festival will take place at the Crafts center of Prevala village. Fermentfestbg is an event celebrating and promoting foods and drinks made the traditional way, as a result of fermentation processes – natural wines, craft beers, handmade cheese, yogurt, pickles, sourdough bread. Join us and enjoy tasting sessions, workshops, lectures, music, new friends, and lots of fun!

The festival is organized by “Sinevka” and “Borovitza” winery with the special support of “America for Bulgaria Foundation”, Chiprovtzi municipality and “Farm Charm” organic store.

key partners

America for Bulgaria Foundation

"Sinevka"
company

"Borovitza" winery

Ogoya Beverage Company​

Organic store "Farm charm"

Chiprovtzi municipality

key partners

America for Bulgaria Foundation

"Sinevka"
company

"Borovitza" winery

Ogoya Beverage Company​

Organic store "Farm charm"

Chiprovtzi municipality

guests:

Chef Valeri Neshov

Krockmach

Valeri Neshov is one of the best recognized cooks in Bulgaria. He is co-owner and founder of the company “Krokmach” and winner of Bacchus magazine “Author’s cuisine” award for 2010.

Chef Bobi Petrov

Buttermilk, hard sheep cheese 

He is a Bulgarian chef with many TV appearances. He has written two cookbooks. He has 34 years of experience in some of the most famous restaurants in Bulgaria, 12 years experience abroad, 6 of which in Spain.

Kurtovo Konare Fest

Homemade “lyutenitza”

The festival features the presentation of traditional local products and foods and a variety of cultural activities.

Chiflik Livadi

Kefir and Kimchi

Livadi is a policultural farm taking care of various animals in a sustainable way. It is located 6 km. away from Sandanski in the direction of Kulata and on the territory of Damyanitsa winery.

Ogoya fermentusiasts

Hot sauce, beer, cider

Couple of good friends united around the idea of making authentic fermented foods and drinks, who like to share what they have learned about the forgotten art of fermentation and have fun along the way.

programme

4 June

12.00 - 12.30 h. ---- Festival opening and presenting the participants

Festival opening and presenting the participants.

12.30 - 12.45 h. ---- Contest for most interesting home-fermented product.

Who ferments what.

12.30 - 21.00 h. ---- Local farmer products market

Wine, beer, bread and pastries, pickles, sauces and much more, from the local producers and guests of the event.

13.00 - 15.30 h. ---- YOGURT AND CHEESE - presentation and demonstration

Traditional production techniques. 

16.00 - 18.00 h. ---- FOOD AND HEALTH - presentation and discussion
Which fermented foods are good for us. How to make probiotics with homemade food. Natural starters.

LECTURERS: CHEF VALERI NESHOV, CHEF BOBI PETROV

18.30 - 20.00 h. ---- WINE IS LOVE - presentation and discussion

Wines of the Northwest Bulgaria – terroir wines; combining food and wine, boutique approach to wine.

LECTURER: ADRIANA SREBRINOVA, BOROVITZA WINERY 

16.00 - 22.00 h. ---- Music show

Music show at the village square with the support of Chiprovtzi municipality. 

5 June

9.00 - 14.00 h. ---- Local farmer market products
13.00 - 13:30 h. ---- Announcing the winners of the Best pickles competition

Handing the awards.

10.00 - 14.00 h. ---- Ateliers. Learning for kids and grown ups

Enrollment fee: 20 lv. per participant (the price includes materials, packages, instructions for preparation)

ADVANCED BOOKING IS REQUIRED

                                                Ateliers:

                                                SOURDOUGH BREAD  – KNEADING, RISING, DECORATION                                               

                                                KIDS ART ATELIER – “BREADCRUMBS THEATRE”

                                                HOW TO MAKE ROSEHIP MARMALADE

                                                HOW TO MAKE MUSTARD

                                                HOW TO MAKE PICKLES

                                                HOW TO MAKE ICE CREAM

participants

Goat milk
“Bela
Rechka”

Goat milk festival

Borovitsa

Farm and Dairy

Pendanski brothers

Pure dairy products

Sheep farm Replyanka

Sheep milk products from Replyana village

Teodor Pushkarov

Beekeeper from Melyane

Chiprovtsi beer

Freshness from Chiprovtsi

Participants

Pendanski brothers

Pure dairy products

Borovitsa

Farm and Dairy

Goat milk “Bela Rechka”

Goat milk festival

Sheep farm Replyanka

Sheep milk products from Replyana village

Teodor Pushkarov

Beekeeper from Melyane village

Chiprovtsi beer

Freshness from Chiprovtsi

open-air restaurant

Freshly prepared meals from regional farmer products; presenting the traditional meal of the Northwest “Bel Muzh”. With the special support of Chef Valeri Neshov, Chef Bobi Petrov, “Replyanka” farm and “Borovitza” winery. 

ateliers

ATELIER

SOURDOUGH BREAD – KNEADING, RISING, DECORATION

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

KIDS ART ATELIER - "BREADCRUMBS THEATRE"

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO MAKE
KIMCHI

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO MAKE
MUSTARD

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO MAKE CHEESE

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO MAKE ICE CREAM

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIERS

ATELIER

SOURDOUGH BREAD – KNEADING, RISING, DECORATION

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

KIDS
ART ATELIER - "BREADCRUMBS
THEATRE"

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO
MAKE
KIMCHI

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO
MAKE
MUSTARD

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO MAKE CHEESE

June

11.00-13.00 h.

ATELIER

HOW TO MAKE ICE CREAM

June

11.00-13.00 h.

other events and interesting places in the region

There are many interesting places and events in the region to see and visit during your stay.

WONDERING WHERE TO STAY?

There are numerous places in the region where you will be happily welcomed. Here you can find some of them.

Gallery

Here, you can find a small part of our exhibition from the previous two years.

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