Reading Time: Carignan was at one time, one of the most planted red grapes in the world. This underappreciated variety is mostly associated with the south of France and Spain (its homeland) where it's often blended. In recent years, varietal examples from Chile have gotten some press. Still, my heart
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.
Reading Time: We are thrilled to welcome Exotic Wine Travel's first guest writer: Amanda Barnes. Amanda is an award-winning wine communicator specializing in the wines of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru, and Brazil. In this article, she recommends six wines from South America that exotic wine travelers should seek out. Love, Charine & Matthew Six South American Wines to Try South
Reading Time: Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean with an area of 9,251 square kilometers. Situated at the northeastern end of the Mediterranean basin, the country lies at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Due to its geographical position, Cyprus's history is marked by turbulence and its