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

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

Moldovan Wine: Why It Matters and Why You Should Drink It

Moldovan Wine Guide Introduction

Reading Time: Here are a few things you should know about Moldova as a wine country. First, wine is constitutionally recognized as food. In March 2017, the Parliament of Moldova declared wine as a food product. The new law allows wine to be sold in shops after 22:00; advertising wine

Cracking Croatian Wine: Dalmatian Mainland

Cracking Croatian Wine Dalmatian Mainland

Reading Time: In the Spring of 2018, we set out on a re-tour of Croatia to bring our book Cracking Croatian Wine: A Visitor Friendly-Guide to life. There was so much to share about Dalmatia that we ended up shooting five episodes on the region. This is the fourth episode about Dalmatia, ‘Cracking Croatian