WineOS 6: Croatian Wine & More

WineOS Croatian Wine

Reading Time: Every January there's a gathering in Osijek dedicated to celebrating Croatian wines and the surrounding regions named WineOS. January 2020 marked the sixth edition of the festival. In addition to Croatian wines, there were selections from Hungary, Serbia, and Bosnia Herzegovina to taste. Here are my biggest takeaways from

Villányi Franc & Franc

villanyi franc hungarian wine

Reading Time: Tokaj might be the most famous and world-renowned Hungarian wine region. But ask a local what region they want to visit for a wine holiday and many will answer Villány. Located in the south, Villány was the first region to begin the quest for quality after the fall

Hungarian Wines Revisited

Hungarian wines eu revisited

Reading Time: Charine and I are huge fans of Hungarian wines and jump at every opportunity to return to the country and taste. So when hungarianwines.eu invited me to attend their 4-day study trip for the second year in a row, I immediately said yes. The trip included stops in

Fine Red Slovak Wines Defying Latitude

Slobodne Vinarstvo Tasting Room

Reading Time: Slovakia lies near the northernmost latitude of where wine grape growing is feasible in Europe. Within the country, the Malokarpatská (Small Carpathian) region is where the most northerly located vineyards are. With this in mind, one might think that only white wines are made here... Think again.     The most

Spicy Hungarian Wines From Szekszárd

Takler Winery Cellar

Reading Time: During our first trip through the wine regions of Hungary, we missed the Szekszárd region. It was a place that we wanted to see dearly. All of the Szekszárd wines we tasted prior to visiting impressed us, peeking our curiosity. After a two-week tour through Slovakia, we returned

Hungarian Wine From Neszmély

Reading Time: Have you ever heard of the Neszmély (Nes-may) wine region? Yeah, we didn't either until very recently. Wine a'More Travel messaged a day in advance and told us that they scheduled a day trip to Neszmély. Neszmély Region This is a relatively small region in northern Hungary. The Danube River