Why You Need to Taste the New ‘It’ Wines From Croatia and Beyond

Pelješac Peninsula - an example of Croatia's beautiful landscape
Pelješac Peninsula – an example of Croatia’s beautiful landscape

Wine writer Lauren Mowery tells you why you need to try wines from Croatia…and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.

Start with gorgeous Croatia, a wine-rich culture blessed with a long Adriatic coastline, and continue east, curving around the Black Sea with Moldova, Bulgaria, and Turkey; each country offers indigenous grapes at affordable prices, allowing imbibers to visit far-flung locales, via wine, for less than $20.

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Try one of the “it” wines recommended by sommelier Cliff Rames, Wines of Croatia: Bibich R6 Riserva