The Wine Town of the Balkan Wine Festival Opens in the Heart of Sofia on June 16th

For the eleventh year in a row, Sofia will host the event that puts the focus on the Balkan wines and culture. Between 16 and 18 June, The Balkans International Wine Festival (BIWCF) will set up its traditional white tents in front of the National Palace of Culture, where 70 wine producers will offer a selection of their best products for tasting. The visitors of the Festival will be able to touch the awarded wines from the Competition, held earlier June on the Greek island Salamina – in a special Golden Tent.


The wine that won the most points from the prestigious jury of the Competition – the winner of the Grand Trophy, will be announced during a ceremony on the first night of the three-day city event – on June 16 at 20:00 h. The host of the ceremony will be the director of BIWCF and chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Wine Exporters – Galina Niforu. The Best Cellar in the Balkans, which won the most medals in the Competition, and the trophies in the individual categories will also be announced.


Sofia residents and guests of the capital will have the opportunity to spend two exciting evenings (this Thursday and Friday) and all day on Saturday, enjoying a rich program, delicious delicacies from various national cuisines, music, and games with prizes. Tickets can be taken on the spot or online, and at the entrance, souvenirs of the event will await the visitors.



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