It’s finally happening! One of the oldest wine regions in the world, the Balkans needed two decades modern winemaking to gather enough economic and entrepreneurial energy to unite in a regional festival. The long awaited event will take place from 14th to 17th June 2012 in Sofia. Its founder and organizer, wine expert Galina Niforou of Oniorama, listed 10 reasons to participate in the Balkans International Wine Competition, BIWC, 2012. (Balkantravellers.com)