Bulgaria’s Plovdiv to host Concours Mondial de Bruxelles international wine competition in 2016

Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv has been chosen to host prestigious international wine competition the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles in 2016, from April 29 to May 1.

The competition brings together about 300 world-renowned sommeliers, with more than 8000 of different kinds of wine from 58 countries represented at the event, which was founded in 2004.

Bulgaria was named as the 2016 host, beating bids by countries including Argentina, Australia, Chile, France and Spain, it emerged at this year’s Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, held in Italy’s Jesolo, 20km from Venice.

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