Ten Volcanic Wines From GoVolcanic

mount vesuvio govolcanic

Reading Time: Volcanic wines are a hot subject these days and GoVolcanic proved to be an explosive tasting. Bad jokes aside, the first edition of GoVolcanic in Budapest, Hungary proved to be an interesting event. There were great volcanic wines from all over the world including Hungary, Austria, Israel, Spain,

Best Wine Memories of 2019

Exotic Wine Travel Best Wine Memories of 2019

Reading Time: As 2019 closes and 2020 unfolds, it will mark five straight years of traveling around the world. We've spent that entire time uncovering unique wines from both far-flung and well-known regions of the wine world. In 2015 we left our careers to take a sabbatical. I had a

Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc ‘Roussanne Vielles Vignes’ 2017

Chateau de Beaucastel Roussanne Vielles Vignes 2017

Reading Time: Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one or the both of us. The featured wines can be from obscure or

The Loire: Muscadet, Savennières, Saumur-Champigny, and More

the loire valley wines

Reading Time: The Loire is the third-largest wine-producing region by volume in France. The river is over 1000 kilometers (600 miles) in length and there are over 50 appellations in the region. The variety of wines produced here are staggering, everything from still to sparkling to sweet. It would take

Domaine de la Solitude Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cornelia Constanza 2016

Domaine de la Solitude Chateauneuf du Pape Cornelia Constanza 2016

Reading Time: *The photo depicts the 2015 vintage but the article refers to the 2016 vintage.  Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one

Taste Champagne Hong Kong By Tyson Stelzer

Taste Champagne Hong Kong Watsons

Reading Time: While Charine is crazy about Champagne, I've always been slow to the party. Over the years I've attempted to become knowledgeable about sparkling wines, especially Champagne. The Taste Champagne Hong Kong by Tyson Stelzer was a great opportunity to sharpen my palate further. There were 30 houses pouring over 130

Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2016

Reading Time: Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one or the both of us. The featured wines can be from obscure or

Les Printemps de Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Les Printemps de Chateauneuf du Pape Tasting

Reading Time: The nearby city of Avignon is where several popes resided in the early 14th century. A castle was constructed in a nearby village for Pope John Pape XXII. Hence the modern name Châteauneuf-du-Pape or 'New Castle of the Pope'. The village is the source of robust reds and unique