Organization Director

Eng. Galina NIFOROU, Wine MBA – Organization Director

Galina Niforou has an engineer degree in Wine and Spirits Technology from the University of Food Technology, Plovdiv and she has specialized in Wine Marketing & Management MBA at Bordeaux International Wine Institute – INSEEC, Bordeaux, France.

During the 20 years in the wine industry in Bulgaria and abroad she has established herself as a specialist who successfully develops business strategies and creates brands of international significance. She consults wine producers and writes for different wine editions.

Galina is the Founder & Managing Director of The Balkans International Wine Competition and Festival (BIWC) which successfully promotes the Balkan wines – www.balkanswine.eu/en.

Galina is elected chairwoman of the Bulgarian Winemaking & Export Association (BWEA) in 2012 and work hard to promote Bulgarian wines abroad.