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Jan 25, 2009 - Wine-tasting, Bulgaria style

1/25/09 Psyched to try the famous Bulgarian wine, we rented a car and headed to Melnik, a tiny town close to the Greek border that reputedly produces the best wine in the country. The mountainous countryside afforded fantastic views, and the cozy town was chock-full of cute, white-washed and half timber houses stacked on cobbled streets around a tiny stream. Townfolk sold liters of the local fermented grape juice in plastic water bottles from little makeshift stands. Just sidle up, ask for a taste, and they hand you a sample of their wares...

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