Tasting Kosovo wines: Stone Castle & Bodrumi i Vjetër – Cabernet Sauvignon

by  |  22-07-2017

If asked where Kosovo is, I’ve encountered many people who say that it’s the capital of Bosnia Herzegovina. Thus, to say that this breakaway republic, recognized by 111 of the UN’s 193 countries, is a touch unknown is not an overstatement and this goes triple for the wines as the trickle of news has been slow over the last six years. The fact that wines are made there should come as no surprise as every country that surrounds Kosovo produces them and they, like other countries of the former Yugoslavia, have a leftover heritage of large, former cooperatives that more or less function. There are only about 3,000ha of vineyards in the country now, which is way down from a high of some 9,000ha in their heyday. Boutique wineries are still on the rise and while there are some (the country counts less than 20 wineries in total), they’ve yet […]
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