The Return of Modri les Noirs

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Reading Time: The Pinot Noir landscape is varied and hyper-global. Touted as 'the heartbreak grape', many winemakers around the world feel inspired to take on Pinot Noir's demanding and finicky nature. And when a variety is grown in so many drastically different viticultural places, the question of varietal typicity becomes

Tedeschi ‘Monte Olmi’ Amarone Della Valpolicella & ‘Maternigo’ Valpolicella Superiore

Tedeschi Monte Olmi Amarone Della Valpolicella Amarone Classico Riserva corvina

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

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

Sardinian Wine: Cagliari International Wine & Food Festival, Carignano del Sulcis, and More

Sardinian Wine- Cagliari International Wine Food Festival

Reading Time: Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean, just a hair behind Sicily. Despite the size, Sardinian wines aren't as visible on the international market like the ones from Sicily. This is a shame because there are some fantastic bottles being produced from both international and local grapes.