My name is Ivaylo Katerski and I was born in 1980 in the city of Sofia. My passion for quality wine and interesting wine destinations dates back for many years. I started in 2014 a project for wine and culinary tourism, called "VIA VINO". For 7 years we have been creating and organizing quality wine and culinary experiences in charming wineries and regions - in Bulgaria and abroad. I am WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Certified, also a licensed guide and a member of the Association of Bulgarian Tour Guides since 2015.
In addition, I am:
- Co-founder and member of the Managing Board of the Bulgarian Association of Wine Professionals; coordinator of the working group “Wine Tourism”;
- Assoc. member of the Bulgarian Association of Independent Winegrowers;
- Recommended in the leading German tourist guide DUMONT for Bulgaria;