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Tokaj Sunset 1

Reading Time: Make no mistake about it, we're crazy about Tokaj. Although it's only a three-hour drive east of Budapest, Tokaj feels a world apart. The Zemplen Mountains provide a stark contrast to the great plains of Hungary. The south slopes are covered in vineyards and engulf 27 small villages. Tokaj is

Slovak Tokaj: A Forgotten Region

Slovak Tokaj Vineyard

Reading Time: Tokaj is one of the world's great wine regions. It's a name that is synonymous with great sweet wines (although more and more excellent dry wines come from the region). Nearly everyone associates Tokaj with Hungary. However, there is a small sliver of this region that sits in

Hungarian Wine: The Legendary Tokaj Region

Tokaj Wine Region

Reading Time: Tokaj, Hungary is a place that Charine and I have been longing to visit. Thanks to our friends from WineSofa and Wine a'More Travel, our wish became a reality. The minute we stepped off the train it was obvious to us that Tokaj is all it is cracked

Nenad Trifunović: Connecting Taste with Heart

nenad trifunovic croatian wine

Reading Time: Nenad Trifunović is the blogger behind vinopija.com, a leading Croatian wine blog. In the winter of 2016, Nenad was introduced to us as “the blogger guy”. Right after meeting him, we proceeded to a tasting of Georgian qvevri wine. That was when we quickly noticed Nenad’s fiercely independent and sharp

Understanding Croatian Wine with Cliff Rames

Reading Time: Based in New York City, Cliff Rames is a freelance writer and sommelier. We first heard about him in an episode of Wine Library TV many years ago. Between 2016 and 2017, we spent eight months traveling through Croatia and tasted thousands of wines in preparation for our