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That’s what I do. I drink Peneče and I know things…

That’s what I do. I drink Peneče and I know things…

SLOVENIA Whenever I hear Petillant-naturel, methode ancestrale, Pet-nat, or even Penece, I don’t immediately think Loire, I think Berkeley. Back in 2011...
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Pét-Nat, Charmat, Champenoise: plenty of bubbles for the Summer

Pét-Nat, Charmat, Champenoise: plenty of bubbles for the Summer

SLOVENIA Petillant Naturel, or Pet-Nat for short, is a modern trend but its origin is not so new. Pet-Nats are made using the Methode Ancestrale, the oldest...
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Border(less) Regions are Great for Wine

Border(less) Regions are Great for Wine

SLOVENIA Take a good dose of nationalism, a slightly larger dollop of history, and fuse it with taking the best from what’s around you and creating...
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Balkan Wine Box

Balkan Wine Box

CROATIA As you drive up and down the Croatian coast and up into the Karst ridden hinterlands of Bosnia and Herzegovina, there is one constant smell: the...
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Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #144: Gotsa Family Wines Chinuri

#WineWednesday Spotlight #144: Gotsa Family Wines Chinuri

GEORGIA “I’ve been reading the Iliad recently.” At the Paris Review, Valerie Stivers invites us to grill and drink with Homer. A central...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #143: Toreta Pošip Special AKA Lobster Wine

#WineWednesday Spotlight #143: Toreta Pošip Special AKA Lobster Wine

CROATIA “It’s no surprise my love for lobster runs deep,” writes New York City winemaker and blogger Caroline Shifflett. “I even...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #142: Piquentum Sv. Vital Malvazija

#WineWednesday Spotlight #142: Piquentum Sv. Vital Malvazija

CROATIA Charine Tan and Dr Matthew Horkey, the duo behind Exotic Wine Travel, have just released part 4 of their 4-part series about Istria. it’s a...
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TRAVEL

Wine and gastronomy tour highlights amber and natural winemakers of Slovenia and Italy

Wine and gastronomy tour highlights amber and natural winemakers of Slovenia and Italy

Orange/natural wine expert Simon J Woolf and author of Amber Revolution, is partnering with Savor The Experience Tours to offer a tour of the amber... More Travel

AUSTRIA

World Class Organic Wines from Austria

World Class Organic Wines from Austria

Austria is now home to some of the best organic winemakers. We’re proud to represent the very gifted Ilse Maier of Weingut Geyerhof and Dorli... More Austria

HUNGARY

A record number of lots for the 6th Great Tokaj Wine Auction

A record number of lots for the 6th Great Tokaj Wine Auction

It’s hard to believe that it was three years ago this month that Blue Danubians Eric and Frank were inducted to the illustrious Confrerie de... More Hungary

HUNGARY

Mátyás Szőke is Hungarian Vintner of the Year 2017

Mátyás Szőke is Hungarian Vintner of the Year 2017

The Hungarian Vintner of the Year award is the most prestigious award a vintner can receive in Hungary and this year, Matyas Szoke is the first... More Hungary
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