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

Burja: Slovenian Wines with Character

Slovenian Wine Vineyards

Reading Time: After releasing Cracking Croatian Wine, we decided to make a week-long tasting trip through Goriška Brda, Kras, and Vipava Valley. Our tasting trip through western Slovenia yielded many gems and exceeded our already high expectations. The quality of winemaking is outstanding, and several producers are on par with

Tasting at Rebenhof Hartmut Aubell and Herrenhof Lamprecht

Reading Time: Special thanks to Tom Leitner who set up the appointment with these wineries and also acted as our guide. Rebenhof Hartmut Aubell Rebenhof Hartmut Aubell is located in Südsteiermark, perhaps the most celebrated area among the southern Austrian wine regions. The green rolling hills of this area are steep and

In the Red: 10 Istrian Wines to Try

Croatian Wine Istrian Red

Reading Time: Istria is a heart-shaped peninsula located at the top of the Adriatic Sea. It has changed hands many times throughout its history as it moved from being a part of Venetia, to the Austrian Empire, Italy, and Yugoslavia. Today, most of the peninsula is within the borders of