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The Vinologue-Torrassos extravaganza

by  |  02-07-2013

Much like any region, if you go to enough wine related events, you end up bumping in to the same people. This is typically a good thing as you’re all there for wine and wine... more » Much like any region, if you go to enough wine related events,... more »

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 » Last year, I went to the first Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend which... more »

Krš and the love of Blatina

by  |  30-07-2012

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 » Most people don’t know about Blatina, Herzegovina’s workhorse red grape. It and... more »

Global Local: Josipa Andrijanić

by  |  22-05-2012

Favorite Wines: Pinot Noir & Reisling Josipa has managed to see a great deal of the wine world during her time managing tanks, harvests, and macerations. Despite originally being from Mostar, in Bosnia & Herzegovina... more » Favorite Wines: Pinot Noir & Reisling Josipa has managed to see a... 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 history of Stankela goes back officially for 50 years and is... 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 » It’s often the case these days that many wineries in smaller European... 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 » For those who haven’t been, Čitluk in Bosnia & Herzegovina is a... 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 » It was one of the five original cooperatives from the Communist era... more »