Italian Wine: Mi Amore

italian red wine

Reading Time: When it comes to my first true wine love, Italy holds my heart. In normal years, I'm in Italy at least five times per year. Thanks to the worldwide situation, that number went down significantly in 2020 and the first part of 2021 (hopefully that changes in Q3

Slovenian White Wine Part 1

slovenian white wine part 1

Reading Time: Thank goodness for Slovenian white wine. This tiny country located is located on the north coast of the Adriatic Sea. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in wine quality. Around 70% of Slovenia's production is white wine. I use the term white wine loosely because

Italian Wine From Valle d’Aosta

Italian wine valle d aosta

Reading Time: Pure mountain magic... Valle d'Aosta is Italy's smallest wine region by vineyard area and population. The region has less than 500 hectares under vine and around 120,000 residents. Despite its small size, the Valle d'Aosta delivers big time when it comes to views and quality of the wine.

The Unlikely Partners: Somlói Wine and Indonesian Stew

somloi wine hungary view

Reading Time: "I wonder if I can say that 'One of the best Pinot Gris I've had is from Somló,' without sounding pretentious." Eva engages in a moment of thoughtful silence. "There's very little Pinot Gris grown in Somló." Yup, I can't. A lesser-known wine country. A lesser-known wine region. A lesser-known (a lesser-planted grape

A Crash Course On Biodynamic Austrian Wine

Austrian Wine Tasting

Reading Time: Wine brings people together, both from near and far. Charine met Tom Leitner on a natural wine Facebook group. After sharing a few messages, we realized that Tom shares a passion for Croatia and Croatian wine with us. He invited us to visit him in Austria and taste some