A Journey Through Moldova in 15 Wines

Moldova Wine Moldova Travel

Reading Time: Here's an article that's long overdue. It's a recap of a weeklong sprint through Moldova back in 2019. It was one of my favorite memories of that year and gives me hope that travel opens up again this year. Here's a journey through Moldova in 15 wines. Moldovan

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

Slovak Wines: The Minimal Intervention Scene

Strekov 1075 Barrel

Reading Time: The minimal-intervention aka "natural" wine scene is alive and well in Slovakia. While the modern wine industry is fairly young (the late 1990's), there are several producers who have eschewed conventional production. During our time in Slovakia, we found in interesting that the minimal intervention producers referred to