Bulgarian Wine Academy

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Lecturers

Vili Galabova

Vili Galabova is among the most reputable Bulgarian wine experts and one of the founders of the Bulgarian Wine Academy. An expert with international experience and recognition, she is the first Bulgarian trained at the most prestigious educational wine institution in the world - the Institute of Masters of Wine in London. She is the first and stil

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Yana Petkova

Yana Petkova has graduated from the Austrian Wine Academy - branch of British Wine & Spirit Education Trust. She lectures in courses on tasting and wine culture, has created the only Bulgarian online wine encyclopaedia - www.Vinoto.com. Yana is wine writer, consultant and merchant of wine for connoisseurs. She is among the founders of the Bulg

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Yasen Zahariev

Yasen Zahariev is a professor of philosophy at the New Bulgarian University and author of the philosophical research "Minerva’s Donkey." He first encounters wine by participating in wine harvesting campaign in California in 1999, subsequently worked in several wineries in California and South Australia. Yasen is a member of the tas

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Efrosia Blagoeva

Efrosia Blagoeva is a wine taster and writer with extensive experience. She is currently member of the tasting panel of Divino website and used to be one of "Bacchus" magazine tasters from 2007 to 2009. She takes particular interest in combining wine and food and is the author of more than three hundred matches. Efrosia has a master degr

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Julia Kostadinova

Julia Kostadinova is editor-in-chief of DiVino.bg, a wine taster with many years of experience, and a member of a number of international tasting commissions. Wine editor of Bacchus Magazine from its founding until 2009. Co-creator of the competition 'Bulgarian Wine of the Year' and the engine behind Divino Taste wine forum.  

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Radoslav Radev

Radoslav Radev has a degree in law from the Sofia University and has specialized in wine law at the Universite de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France. He worked as a lawyer before becoming the Principal Legal Advisor to Vinimpex Plc. Later he became Managing Director of Vinimpex Plc. He has participated in working groups for the elaboration of the N

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