Seven Generations Wines: A Golden Opportunity at the San Francisco International Wine Competition


It’s that exciting time of the year again when wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs gather in anticipation of the San Francisco International Wine Competition. Set to take place from December 2nd to 4th, 2023, this prestigious event promises to showcase the finest wines from around the world. Among the contenders vying for recognition and acclaim are the remarkable 2019 vintage wines from Seven Generations. With a history of success at the competition, Seven Generations aims to strike gold once more, following the triumphant win of their 2012 Merlot. Although the 2012 Merlot is no longer available, wine aficionados can indulge in the equally exceptional 2013 Merlot, now gracing both U.S. and European markets.

A Golden History

Seven Generations made a memorable entry into the San Francisco International Wine Competition in 2019, when their 2012 Merlot secured the coveted gold medal. This accomplishment not only celebrated the winery’s commitment to producing exceptional wines but also reflected the expertise and passion of their winemaking team. As the 2012 Merlot rapidly became a favorite among wine enthusiasts, it sold out, leaving an indelible mark on the palates of those fortunate enough to have savored it.

Introducing the 2013 Merlot

While the 2012 Merlot may be a cherished memory, Seven Generations is delighted to present the 2013 Merlot—a wine that carries forward the legacy of excellence. The 2013 vintage is hailed as a world-class gem, characterized by its exceptional balance, depth, and complexity. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to sustainable winemaking practices, this wine promises an unforgettable tasting experience.

Availability in the United States and Europe

Good news for wine enthusiasts in the United States, as well as those in the European Union and Bulgaria! Seven Generations’ 2013 Merlot is readily available for purchase. You can explore and order this remarkable vintage on their website at For European customers, provides a convenient platform to experience the excellence of Seven Generations wines.

Tasting Notes

The 2013 Merlot is a true testament to the winery’s dedication to producing wines that captivate the senses. With its deep ruby hue and aromas of black cherries, plums, and a hint of vanilla, it entices from the moment it’s poured. On the palate, flavors of ripe red fruit, mocha, and subtle spice notes dance harmoniously, while velvety tannins provide an elegant structure. The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a lasting impression that lingers on the palate.

Pairing Suggestions

Whether you’re savoring this wine on its own or pairing it with a culinary masterpiece, the 2013 Merlot is a versatile companion. Its smooth texture and rich flavors make it a delightful match for roasted meats, pasta dishes, and a variety of cheeses. Consider enjoying it with a well-seasoned steak or a classic Italian lasagna for a truly exceptional dining experience.


As the San Francisco International Wine Competition approaches, the excitement surrounding Seven Generations is palpable. With the memory of their 2012 Merlot’s gold win still fresh, the winery is poised to make history once more with our outstanding 2013 Merlot. This is an excellent opportunity for wine enthusiasts in the United States, the European Union, and Bulgaria to indulge in a world-class vintage that embodies the essence of Seven Generations’ commitment to excellence. Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of Seven Generations wines and stay tuned for the results of the competition. Will we strike gold again? We’ll find out soon!

Bulgarian Wine and Rakia Make a Splash in Las Vegas

2023 marks a significant milestone in the Bulgarian wine industry as the first container of Seven Generations Bulgarian wine and rakia sets sail for Las Vegas. This event symbolizes not only a cultural exchange but also the expansion of Bulgaria’s fine wine and spirits market into the bustling heart of Nevada.

Renowned for its rich history in winemaking and the unique flavor of rakia, a traditional fruit brandy, Bulgaria is now stepping onto the global stage thanks to Luben Rabchev & Seven Generations. The launch of online platforms like for US consumers and for Bulgarian and EU residents is revolutionizing the way people buy wine.

These websites offer an extensive selection of Bulgarian wines and rakia, catering to various preferences and tastes. From the comfort of their homes, customers can explore, order, and pay online, enjoying the convenience of doorstep delivery.

This move not only opens a new chapter for Bulgarian winemakers but also provides wine enthusiasts in Las Vegas and beyond with the opportunity to savor the rich and diverse flavors of Bulgarian heritage.

As Bulgaria’s vineyards gain international recognition, this venture is a toast to the future of online wine shopping, bringing a piece of Bulgarian tradition to the world.