White Châteauneuf-du-Pape: 11 Wines To Try

Best White Châteauneuf du Pape

Reading Time: Mention Châteauneuf-du-Pape to wine geeks and they will usually think of big, rich red blends. But did you know that around 6% of the annual production in this region is white Châteauneuf-du-Pape? This full-blown Mediterranean region hardly seems like the place for white wines. Despite the climatic challenges,

Ten Volcanic Wines From GoVolcanic

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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

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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