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The Red, White, and Botrytized from Hungary, Austria and Romania

The Red, White, and Botrytized from Hungary, Austria and Romania

HUNGARY Hurricane delays and late container planning be damned, new arrivals from Hungary, Austria and Romania have finally landed in California. From out...
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New Georgia

New Georgia

GEORGIA In an attempt to spread our Georgian wings, we have added appellations, producers and styles. Bold, different wines of personality, tradition and...
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Introducing our new Georgian producer: Bibineishvili Winery

Introducing our new Georgian producer: Bibineishvili Winery

GEORGIA The southwestern subtropical region of Guria/Adjara is known for tea, citrus and the cultish local Chkhaveri. This ancient pinkish-violet grape...
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Introducing our new Georgian producer: Lapati Wines

Introducing our new Georgian producer: Lapati Wines

GEORGIA Lapati Wines is the joint project of French-born Guillaume Gouerou and Vincent Jullien. The two men met originally at the Art Villa Garikula, a...
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Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #116: doqi Mtsvane Qvevri

#WineWednesday Spotlight #116: doqi Mtsvane Qvevri

GEORGIA Do the people of Georgia and Baltimore have anything in common? According to Michael Trainor @awordtothewine, they do. They’re both mentally...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #115: Miloš Rosé

#WineWednesday Spotlight #115: Miloš Rosé

CROATIA I served the Milos Rose 2016 for Thanksgiving last week and wow, this was one of the best pairings ever! Especially with the cranberry sauce, but...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #114: Kabaj Rebula

#WineWednesday Spotlight #114: Kabaj Rebula

SLOVENIA The Kabaj Rebula “is not the kind you get when cross the Florida-Georgia border; the kind you buy for your Aunt Millie who puts it away in a...
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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

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

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

HUNGARY

Great places to drink Blue Danube Wines in San Francisco

Great places to drink Blue Danube Wines in San Francisco

There’re so many fine places where you can find Blue Danube wines in San Francisco! In particular, note these three restaurants: they have... More Hungary
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