Castel Mimi Winery

One of the most important architectural masterpieces in the Republic of Moldova

Product ID: 43221
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Castel Mimi - the guest card of Moldova and the only tourist destination in the country, listed among Top 15 most beautiful architectural masterpieces of the Wine World. Actually, it’s a unique concept of wine resort, spread over almost 200.000 m² of a land that connects past with present and future.
Built in 1893 by Costantin Mimi this has always been the only authentic Wine Castle in Moldova and even nowadays it proudly represents its Country and national heritage. Bulboaca wines were among the most popular in the country and beyond its borders since the year 1900. Kings and chiefs of state have visited and appreciated the castle and the vineyards since they were established.
 
Constantin A. Mimi [1868-1935] Last governor of Basarabia and the greatest wine-maker of the XX-th century, studied viticulture and winemaking in France and then established in Bulboaca this innovative winery, which still continues to produce wines according to Mimi’s high quality requirements. For example, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve (Castel Mimi) wine, awarded a gold medal at Mundus Vini (Germany) 2016  as well as double gold at Sakura (Japan) 2017, named the best red wine of Moldova by Raimonds Tomsons (2017 Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa).
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Castel Mimi - the guest card of Moldova and the only tourist destination in the country, listed among Top 15 most beautiful architectural masterpieces of the Wine World. Actually, it’s a unique concept of wine resort, spread over almost 200.000 m² of a land that connects past with present and future.
Built in 1893 by Costantin Mimi this has always been the only authentic Wine Castle in Moldova and even nowadays it proudly represents its Country and national heritage. Bulboaca wines were among the most popular in the country and beyond its borders since the year 1900. Kings and chiefs of state have visited and appreciated the castle and the vineyards since they were established.
 
Constantin A. Mimi [1868-1935] Last governor of Basarabia and the greatest wine-maker of the XX-th century, studied viticulture and winemaking in France and then established in Bulboaca this innovative winery, which still continues to produce wines according to Mimi’s high quality requirements. For example, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve (Castel Mimi) wine, awarded a gold medal at Mundus Vini (Germany) 2016  as well as double gold at Sakura (Japan) 2017, named the best red wine of Moldova by Raimonds Tomsons (2017 Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa).

It’s more than just a winery, Castel Mimi is also a fine dining “The White Owl” restaurant – so warm and cosy, makes its food and wine a great experience that marries traditional moldovan cuisine with exquisite contemporary flavors. You should also visit our Wine Bar, outdoors pool, wine cellars and have a luxurious stay at Seven Stone Chalets Hotel – a unique project that combines traditional with contemporary design, overview the swimming pool, the Wine Spa and the resort.
 Activities such as wine tasting, wine blending, wine tours are available on site.

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Seasonal Activity

Castel Mimi is open all year round from Monday to Sunday. The last excursion starts at 5:00 PM. If you wish late hour visits, please, contact us to check availability.

Languages
Romanian, Russian, English, Italian
Opening Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The meeting point

str. Dacia 1, Bulboaca village, Anenii Noi, 6512, Moldova

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Highlights
  • Wine Tastings
  • Winery Tours
  • Restaurant on-site
  • National Moldavian Cuisine
  • Wine Bar
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Wine Shop
  • Public Events
  • Ceremony/Private Event Hall
  • Wine Factory
  • Vine World
  • Sightseeing
  • Terrace and picnic area
  • Family Winery coming soon
  • Accommodation
  • Lodges
  • Hotel
  • Wine SPA
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Art Gallery and Museum
Nearby
  • Bender, the city that will bring you back to the soviet times (20 km from Bulboaca village)
  • The "The Assumption of Our Lady" Church from Causeni, the oldest church in Moldova, built between XVII-XVIII centuries
  • Ruins
  • Moldova's oldest industrial cellars, inherited from boyar Pavel Leonardo
  • Nistru River
  • Fishing, hunting, cooking classes and workshops
Grape varieties

Whites

  • Feteasca Alba (local variety)
  • Pinot Gris
  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Traminer
  • Muscat


Reds

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • Malbec 
  • Merlot 
  • Pinot Noir 
  • Saperavi
  • Rara Neagra (local variety)
  • Rkatsiteli 
  • Riesling

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Prepayment: no deposit will be charged. Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


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