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

Serbian Wine: Fruška Gora Terroir

Fruska Gora Serbian Wine Danube River

Reading Time: Visiting an old friend. That's what if felt like to revisit the Fruška Gora region and the Vojvodina Wine Show 2019 in Serbia. Fruška Gora was the first region Charine and I visited in the Balkans. You can get a glimpse of our first visit below (thank goodness

Grand Cro Croatian Wine: 16 Wines Worth Trying

Croatian Wine Grand Cro Trip

Reading Time: It's time to give Croatian wine a look. With four major wine regions, true Mediterranean and Continental climates, and over a hundred indigenous varieties the country is poised to make a splash on the world market. Now the country needs to focus on promotion - enter the first

Nine Sweet Slovak Wines

Chateau Topolcianky Sweet Wine

Reading Time: Slovakia is at the northernmost reaches (latitude) where grape growing is possible. The grape growing regions are in the south of the country between the latitudes of 47.5N and 48.5N. In other words, it's pretty cold in Slovakia for growing wine grapes. Despite the challenges, there are some excellent

Hungarian Wines From Balaton

Reading Time: Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe and one of the leading tourist attractions in Hungary.  It's also one of the largest wine regions in the country. Thanks to the temperature moderation of the lake and the soil deposited from the extinct volcanoes, Balaton is producing