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Chill out with Črnko Jareninčan

Chill out with Črnko Jareninčan

SLOVENIA TheStreet lists Crnko Jarenincan in their top 10 wines to “Chill out in August” with, written by David Marcus. Silvio Crnko says in...
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Wine & Spirits “Red Value Wine of the Month”: Santomas Refošk Liter

Wine & Spirits “Red Value Wine of the Month”: Santomas Refošk Liter

SLOVENIA Wine & Spirits magazine recently reviewed Santomas LNG Refosk Liter, one of our bestselling wines, and named it the “Red Value...
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James the Wine Guy reviews Schuchmann Rkatsiteli

James the Wine Guy reviews Schuchmann Rkatsiteli

GEORGIA Check out James’ recent review of ’13 Schuchmann Rkatsiteli from Kakheti, Georgia. We completely agree with his assertion that it is a...
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Seven UNESCO world heritage wine regions to visit

Seven UNESCO world heritage wine regions to visit

HUNGARY The famous Hungarian appellation of Tokaj tops Decanter’s list of UNESCO heritage wine regions to visit. Home to the famous Tokaji-Aszu...
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R6 Riserva

Spotlight: 2013 Bibich R6 Riserva

NEW! **The new vintage is on the way and expected to arrive mid-September. Now accepting pre-orders.** The lithe, mineral R6 typically has ... Shop ➞
**The new vintage is on the way and expected to arrive mid-September. Now accepting pre-orders.** The lithe, mineral R6 typically has a freshness uncommon to the reds from the more famous and warmer growing areas in Southern Dalmatia. A roughly equal blend of native red varieties Babić, Plavina, and Lasin, it’s then co-fermented, aged 12 months in American oak, and consistently dry with 13% alcohol. Ripe fruit aromas that hint at the Zinfandel heritage all three grapes belong, but ultim... Shop ➞

Portugieser

Spotlight: 2013 Gere Attila Portugieser

After fermentation with wild yeast in stainless steel, the wine spent 4 months in 5000 liter barrels to complete malolactic fermentation.... Shop ➞
After fermentation with wild yeast in stainless steel, the wine spent 4 months in 5000 liter barrels to complete malolactic fermentation. An irresistible, fragrant, purple red delight bursting with aromas of wild raspberry and Amarro, Gere Portugieser is nearly devoid of tannin, feather light and takes a chill nicely. Great with stuffed paprika it has the flavor flexibility to pair with something as unexpected as perfumed Indian fare. Shop ➞

Refošk

Spotlight: 2014 Santomas Refošk

NEW! **The new vintage is on the way and expected to arrive mid-September. Now accepting pre-orders.** Manually harvested. Fermented in su... Shop ➞
**The new vintage is on the way and expected to arrive mid-September. Now accepting pre-orders.** Manually harvested. Fermented in submersible inox roto tank at the controlled temperature. Maceration duration: 3-4 days. Aging in stainless steel. Ruby red with violet hints. Quite complex and refreshing nose. The fragrances of wild berries prevail, above all blueberry, black berries and brambleberries. In the background white pepper and plum. Extremely fresh and elegant on the palate; al... Shop ➞

Spotlight

R6 RiservaNEW! **The new vintage is on the way and expected to arrive mid-September. Now accepting pre-orders.** The lithe, mineral R6 typically has a freshness uncommon to the reds from the more famous and warmer growing areas in Southern Dalmatia. A roughly equal ble...
Portugieser After fermentation with wild yeast in stainless steel, the wine spent 4 months in 5000 liter barrels to complete malolactic fermentation. An irresistible, fragrant, purple red delight bursting with aromas of wild raspberry and Amarro, Gere Portugieser is ne...
RefoškNEW! **The new vintage is on the way and expected to arrive mid-September. Now accepting pre-orders.** Manually harvested. Fermented in submersible inox roto tank at the controlled temperature. Maceration duration: 3-4 days. Aging in stainless steel. Ruby...

HUNGARY

New California and New Tokaj: Furmint and Hárslevelű

New California and New Tokaj: Furmint and Hárslevelű

In the Spring of 2013 we hosted Judit and Jozsef Bodo of Hungary’s Bott Winery in California. With their giant map of the Tokaj appellation, box... More Hungary

CROATIA

Todd Smith of DOSA pairs Indian flavors with Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Georgian Wines

Todd Smith of DOSA pairs Indian flavors with Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Georgian Wines

Todd Smith, wine director for DOSA South Indian restaurants in San Francisco, shares some of his wine pairing discoveries in this interview... More Croatia

SLOVENIA

Emerging Wine Regions: Slovenia

Emerging Wine Regions: Slovenia

Bottlenotes latest Regional Spotlight is on Slovenia, a small country with a rich winemaking culture. Slovenia’s climate is ideal for grape... More Slovenia

TRAVEL

The Life and Wines of Samuel Tinon

The Life and Wines of Samuel Tinon

Enjoy a day tasting with Samuel Tinon in Tokaj! Writing and all photos by Colm FitzGerald of The Paprika Project. I’m sitting across the table... More Travel
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