Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend 2013

by  |  01-05-2013

Last year, I went to the first Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend which was something of a continuation of the event from previous years, but under a slightly different name and organizer. You can read all... more »

Muscadet! Hemming decries as the hipsters re-tumblrate

by  |  04-03-2013

In a recent article, Richard Hemming on Jancis Robinson’s site stated, “Every cheap Pinot Grigio or branded Sauvignon Blanc we default to is a vote against Muscadet”. His point wasn’t so much that Muscadet is... more »

Krš and the love of Blatina

by  |  30-07-2012 ~ 3 Comments

Most people don't know about Blatina, Herzegovina's workhorse red grape. It and its white partner in wine, Žilavka are by far and away the most heavily grown grapes in this small wine region of Southern... more »

Međugorje’s Stankela

by  |  28-03-2012

The history of Stankela goes back officially for 50 years and is based in a 400 year-old home in Međugorje literally right next door to the winery, AG. They produce about 30,000 liters from two... more »

The wines of Brkić

by  |  08-11-2011

It's often the case these days that many wineries in smaller European regions work to produce "international style" wines in that they're usually heavily oaked, high alcohol, and lacking much in the way of character.... more »

Gangaš-Vitai Vino

by  |  23-10-2011

For those who haven't been, Čitluk in Bosnia & Herzegovina is a small town, down in the south of the country rather near to Croatia. While something of a crossroads town with large, leafy trees... more »

A bit about Vinarija Čitluk

by  |  08-08-2011

It was one of the five original cooperatives from the Communist era but once that became a relic of the past, Vinarija Čitluk was privatized in to the entity that it is today, set in... more »