Rod Smith MW Crowned as the "Best Wine Personality in the Balkans" at the 12th BIWC 2023

Rod Smith MW Crowned as the “Best Wine Personality in the Balkans” at the 12th BIWC 2023

The Balkans International Wine Competition (BIWC) is thrilled to announce Rod Smith MW as the distinguished recipient of the esteemed title “Best Wine Personality in the Balkans” at its 12th edition. This prestigious award, presented to individuals who have made remarkable contributions to the world of wine, recognizes Rod Smith MW’s outstanding achievements and expertise in the industry. At the prestigious gala dinner following the competition, Rod was honored with this coveted accolade, joining the ranks of esteemed wine personalities.

With a career spanning over several decades, Rod Smith MW has established himself as a leading authority in the wine world. As a Master of Wine, a highly regarded qualification in the field, Rod Smith MW has demonstrated exceptional knowledge, passion, and dedication to the craft. His unwavering commitment to advancing the understanding and appreciation of wines has earned him a well-deserved reputation as an influential figure in the industry.

 expertise extends beyond the boundaries of the Balkans, encompassing a broad spectrum of wine regions worldwide. His vast experience and deep understanding of different grape varieties, terroirs, and winemaking techniques have been instrumental in promoting and elevating the quality and reputation of wines from the Balkan Peninsula.

“We are thrilled to honor Rod Smith MW as the ‘Best Wine Personality in the Balkans’ at the 12th BIWC. Rod’s immense contributions to the wine industry, coupled with his extensive knowledge and passion for Balkan wines, have significantly influenced the region’s winemaking landscape. His expertise and dedication serve as an inspiration to wine enthusiasts and professionals alike.” –  says Mrs. Galina Niforou, the visionary behind the prestigious wine competition.

The next event is the upcoming Balkans International Wine Festival from June 15th to 17th in Sofia. Our guests can taste a wide selection of award-winning wines from the region and immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere with music, art, and diverse culinary delights. We invite everybody to join us in Sofia for an unforgettable celebration of Balkan wine culture.