Family house of Enio Bonchev Square "du Roi", Kazanlak
Enio Bonchev graduates from Robert College, Istanbul. He travels throughout Europe and establishes first business contacts in England. In 1899, Enio Bonchev continues his education at Lyon Business School in France.
Enio Bonchev builds the first Rose oil distillery in the heart of the Bulgarian Rose valley, village of Tarnichene
Rose oil distillery of Enio Bonchev and his partner Kidov
Enio Bonchev's warehouse for storage of Rose oil
Export of Enio Bonchev's Rose oil to France
Enio Bonchev's rose gardens, village of Tarnichene
Enio Bonchev with his representative in England Brighton, England
Rose oil production, village of Tarnichene
Enio Bonchev's rose oil distillery is nationalized by the Bulgarian government. It continuous working until 1967 when is turned into a museum.
The distillery in Tarnichene is given back to the lawful owners. The inheritors of Enio Bonchev renovate the distillery and start again production of Rose oil
New rose and lavender fields are planted, village of Tarnichene
New modern distillery is built for production of rose and lavender essential oils and floral waters
Our new Organic distillery
Our last, fourth, modern distillery
We have installed automatic control systems in all our distilleries, which enable us to exert a more strict conduct of the technological process, to elimination of the subjective human error factor and to improve production yields and better quality control.
Respect for People and Biodiversity
ENIO BONCHEV is a member of UEBT and EcoVadis Gold Medalist. We are on a journey to advance sourcing practices that:
- > promote a world in which all people and biodiversity thrive
- > respect all people and biodiversity
- > promote regeneration of nature and secure a better future for all people
News & Projects
2023 Rose crop report
We are in the last days of June and rose harvesting still continues in some areas. Due to the unusually cold and humid weather in late April and throughout May we had a very slow start, production not picking- up until last days of May. Contrary to 2022 crop which lasted only 25 days, we are witnessing this year one of the longest harvests in Bulgaria for the past 30 years.
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Visits & Tours
Come and visit the oldest, fully functioning Rose distillery in Bulgaria!
Built in 1909, Enio Bonchev distillery is one of its kind! Be our guest and we will take you on a Rose tour to the heart of the Bulgarian Rose Valley where you will find yourself at harvest peak. You will be able to see how roses are handpicked and harvested, learn the specifics of the unique Rose oil production process and much more.
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