Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #106: Bott Csontos Furmint

#WineWednesday Spotlight #106: Bott Csontos Furmint

HUNGARY The historic Csontos vineyard—literally “strong-boned”—is a south-facing vineyard at the foothills of the oak-covered Zemplen...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #105: Patricius Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos

#WineWednesday Spotlight #105: Patricius Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos

HUNGARY When conditions are just right, nature can hold a usually nasty fungus in such check that something special happens. Instead of destroying a crop,...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #104: Shavnabada Rkatsiteli

#WineWednesday Spotlight #104: Shavnabada Rkatsiteli

GEORGIA Sierra Dawn Downey tells stories through illustrating, writing, and photography and teaches about wine. She recently attended a tasting of Georgian...
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HUNGARY

The Rise of Blaufränkisch

The Rise of Blaufränkisch

It seems that in the last few years, Blaufrankisch (German for blue Frankish) has become Austria’s most successful red wine variety. It’s... More Hungary

CROATIA

The Tart, Salty and the Nutty from the other side of the Adriatic: Summer Wines from the Balkans

The Tart, Salty and the Nutty from the other side of the Adriatic: Summer Wines from the Balkans

15 wines is a lot to get through without losing you after this sentence. However, there is a salty, tart, and often nutty line that connects them... More Croatia

SERBIA

Meet Oszkár Maurer in this video from Terra Hungarica

Meet Oszkár Maurer in this video from Terra Hungarica

Working with 30 producers, Terra Hungarica runs campaigns, organize tastings and – most importantly – the Mitiszol Festival, a wine... More Serbia

TRAVEL

Cracking Croatian Wine: A Visitor-Friendly Guide

Cracking Croatian Wine: A Visitor-Friendly Guide

After four years of deliberating and planning together, in May 2015, Charine Tan and Dr Matthew Horkey sold almost all of their possessions,... More Travel
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