The Balkans International
Wine Competition
Sofia 1 - 4 June 2017
The Balkans International
Wine Competition
Sofia 1 - 4 June 2017

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The 6th edition

of the Balkan International Wine Competition & Festival (BIWC) 2017 starts with a very strong program

 The 6th edition of the Balkan International Wine Competition & Festival 2017 starts with a very intense program. The event will take place in Grand Hotel Sofia from 1 – 4 June. Four Masters of Wine and many other international wine specialists will be in Sofia to evaluate the Balkan wines.

You want to know more about wine for your own enjoyment or simply to impress your partner next time you order wine at a restaurant? Take advantage of our special series of lectures and master classes, conducted by world-renowned experts and members of the international jury!

The festival will open its doors a 12 o'clock on 3rd of June in the garden of Grand Hotel Sofia.

BIWC Festival 2017 will offer a real Balkan Wine Fiesta with more than 500 top wines to try, Balkan gourmet and an entertaining and joyful program alongside the festival.

Here are some of the titles of the Master Classes and the lectures:

The mistery of TAMIANKA  - the Balkan white treasure will be held by Rod Smith MW. Some of the best wines made from very aromatic Tamianka grape will be tasted.

In the name of XINOMAVRO by Konstantinos Lazarakis MW, BIWC chairman will bring you in Greece in some of the most spectacular wine scenes. This top quality wine grape is making is triumph on the international markets and brings glory to the Greek wines.

The very best of the BALKANS, some personal favourites with Caroline Gilby MW will be the Master Class of Caroline Gilby MW, one of the most important specialist as far as the Balkan wine is concerned.

Master class Simply …THE BEST  of Romanian wines will be held by Horia Hasnas and will show to all the winelovers the beauty of Romanian wines.

And last but not least the very interesting program will finish with 2 master classes for Bulgarian wines - The local BULGARIAN varieties seen by Vili Galabova and Searching the Bulgarian wine identitybyMarin Atanasov.

Two lectures for the wine lovers and one for the wine professionals will be held during the Festival.

Tickets for the Festival and all the other events during the BIWC can be purchased from http://www.balkanswine.eu/bg/pages/Festival/Tickets/.

On the second day of the Festival (4th of June 2017) at 17 o’clock the winner of the tombola from BIWC- a wine weekend for two in Uva Nestum Wine & Spa & Greece - will be announced! Anyone who has bought a ticket for the Festival can participate in the tombola.

Don’t miss the Blakan Wine Festa on 3-4 June in Sofia ! You will be amazed!

 

For more information:

Neli Ruseva, Manager Communications BIWC 2016

E-mail pr@balkanswine.eu, phone +359 886 555 865

Galina Niforou, Wine MBA, Director of BIWC

E-mail: niforou@balkanswine.eu, phone: +359 885 731 331