XXVI Talhas Mestre Daniel, Do Tareco

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Reading Time: Wines made in small clay pots? In the Fall of 2019, the Wines of Alentejo took me through a one-week jaunt of cellars in this part of Portugal. During the trip, I visited a number of producers who are making wines in clay vessels. Portugal is home to

7 Řádků: Czech Natural Wine

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Reading Time: Moravia is a hot region right now. It's located in the eastern reaches of the Czech Republic and over 90% of Czech wine is produced there. I'll never forget my first visit there in 2018. The rolling hills and endless sea of vines didn't make it seem like

Ronchi di Cialla: Schioppettino or Refosco?

Ronchi di Cialla Schioppettino

Reading Time: I've long been a fan of Ronchi di Cialla. This small, family-run estate is tucked away in the hills of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. They are responsible for single-handedly saving the grape Schioppettino from extinction. They are also home to their own subzone, Cialla. The Cialla subzone sits at the

Slovenian Red Wine

Slovenian red wine

Reading Time: Slovenia is a tiny country sandwiched between Austria and Italy. For a country with such a small stature (area-wise), it over-delivers in terms of wine quality. It has nearly 22,000 hectares (54,000 acres) of land dedicated to vineyards, 70% of production is white wine. This doesn't mean you

Pošip: A Croatian Wine Star

Croatian wine posip

Reading Time: Standing out amongst 140 local grapes is no small feat. That's what makes the Croatian wine grape Pošip so exciting. Pošip (in addition to Grk) may be my favorite Croatian white grape. A recent blind tasting of Pošip further reinforced my belief in this Croatian variety. Pošip: Croatian White