Biography Liubomir Popovici


Liubomir is an award-winning Canadian Winemaker with extensive international and corporate experience in winery operations management for both high-end Estate as well as fast-paced Commercial Facilities.


Liubomir has a yellow belt training certification from Six Sigma Canada and successful hands-on experience in using lean tools and principles within winery operations for Arterra Wines Canada and Constellation Brands.


Some examples of successful winery operation projects completed with Liubomir as Lead, Manager or Key team member include:

  • New 15,000 sq. foot cellar with grape processing setup for the largest winery site in Canada - Niagara Falls Cellars.

  • DO control business process management across AWC cellar facilities

  • Implementation of 50T/hr. PCM400 Continuous Membrane press

  • JDE Blend, ERP integrated wine tracking system implementation for all Arterra Wines


  • New Bottling Line implementation for Stoney Ridge Estate Winery

  • Removal of green / vegetal characteristics & colour consistency in Ontario domestic wines

    using Flash Detente thermovinification system


Liubomir is an expert in achieving NPD profile targets and product consistency past implementation for all wine and categories, ciders, spirit-based refreshments as well for Other Than Standard wine-based products. Liubomir crafted and established the wines for Open and Bodacious AWC brands.


At the 2004 Cuvee Awards judged by the Ontario Winemakers themselves, wines made by Liubomir for Stoney Ridge Estate Winery received 3 of the top 4 annual trophies for best white, best red and best limited-edition red wine. For more information on Liubomir’s skills, achievements or awards received for wines made please visit Liubomir’s LinkedIn 

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