EWT Insider: A Wine Lover’s Guide to Budapest

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Reading Time: "EWT Insider" is meant to be a practical guide for gastronomy travelers. We’ll continue to update this page with every new visit to Budapest, so consider it a work in progress. This guide, compiled over six weeks in and around Budapest, is packed with information about where and

VinNatur: A Proponent of Checks and Balances

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Reading Time: "You're a really good agriculturist but you're a bad winemaker." Angiolino Maule, La Biancara's winemaker and founder, thinks this statement from oenologist Franco Giacosa might have changed the course of his life as a winemaker. "In the past, I would say a good wine is 90% vineyard and 10% winery. Today, I

The Unlikely Partners: Somlói Wine and Indonesian Stew

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Reading Time: "I wonder if I can say that 'One of the best Pinot Gris I've had is from Somló,' without sounding pretentious." Eva engages in a moment of thoughtful silence. "There's very little Pinot Gris grown in Somló." Yup, I can't. A lesser-known wine country. A lesser-known wine region. A lesser-known (a lesser-planted grape

The Three Faces of Grk Wine

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Reading Time: There’s a saying going around on social media: “The Japanese say you have three faces. The first face, you show to the world. The second face, you show to your close friends and your family. The third face, you never show anyone. It is the truest reflection of who

Making Cracking Croatian Wine

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Reading Time: How do you approach a wine country that you are unfamiliar with? With respect, curiosity, enthusiasm, openness, and---above all else---love for the place and its people. This is a narrative of how we ended up writing a book about Croatian wine.   THE BEGINNING In 2016, before we went on a three-month,

Buyer’s Guide: Croatian Wines in the USA

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Reading Time: Good news for Croatian wine lovers and wine geeks residing in the USA. The Wine & More, Croatia's leading wine webshop, has just unveiled a mighty new limp. Adding to their EU-wide shipping, The Wine & More has succeeded in making Croatian wines more accessible by introducing US home