Villányi Franc & Franc

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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

Dynamic Rheinhessen

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Reading Time: There was a time when sweet Liebfraumilch and cheap, bulk wine symbolized the Rheinhessen. Today things are different. The Rheinhessen may be Germany's most dynamic wine region. It's home to some of the most prestigious German wines, like the Keller G-Max Riesling. It is also home to some

Millésima Blog Awards 2020: Can You Help Matt?

Reading Time: *** UPDATE *** The voting period has ended and Matt has won the public vote and became the sixth and final winner of the Millésima Blog Awards 2020. Thanks to all that voted and stay tuned to the Exotic Wine Travel YouTube channel for a VLOG on the week

German Pinot Noir: Is It Worth the Hype?

Reading Time: German wines are much more than just Riesling. In the past, German Pinot Noir may have been thin and unexciting but today things are different. Now might be the time to give German Pinot Noir a taste. There are many articles on the internet today with titles like

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

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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

Italian Wine From Valle d’Aosta

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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.

Taste Champagne Hong Kong By Tyson Stelzer

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Reading Time: While Charine is crazy about Champagne, I've always been slow to the party. Over the years I've attempted to become knowledgeable about sparkling wines, especially Champagne. The Taste Champagne Hong Kong by Tyson Stelzer was a great opportunity to sharpen my palate further. There were 30 houses pouring over 130

Tasmanian Wine: Pinot Noir & Sparkling Wine

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Reading Time: Tasmania has always piqued my interest. Perhaps it was my interest in zoology as a kid. Learning about the extinct Tasmanian Wolf and extant Tasmanian Devil made the island seem so exotic. Fast forward to the present day and it's an exciting region for my current interest -

Grand Cro Croatian Wine: 16 Wines Worth Trying

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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