ADVENTURE/ Taste the Wine of Central Europe

Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Georgia – these are the countries that might not be viewed as the world known winemaking centers. Still, wines from the central Europe are admired by many for their specific taste as well as history.


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Wine Tourism Enriching Central European Countries culinary

Wine Tourism Enriching Central European Countries

Gregory Dolgos

Wine tourism is increasingly becoming one of the holiday makers’ choice for exciting must-do list on their European tours. Travelers visit exotic wine-vaults, wine-cellars, vineyards and vinoteques which populate the traditional European viniculture routes of Italy and Austria. Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Croatia and Slovakia are however some of the European countries which offer new vistas in the wine tourism circuit. Not to be left behind are the countries of Bulgaria, Macedonia and Rom...
South Moravian Wine Culture Goes Back to Celtic Times  culinary

South Moravian Wine Culture Goes Back to Celtic Times

Gregory Dolgos

South Moravia in the Czech Republic, popularly known as the heart of Europe due to its strategic position, lies in between the boundaries of the Western Carpathians and the Bohemian Massif. The climatic conditions of the area, which is part of the Visegrad Wine Route, as well as its geographic location make it suitable environment for the cultivation of vines. August and September are usually the months with the lowest rainfall making this period the most ideal for grape ripening in South Morav...
Croatia, Georgia and Hungary – The Haven of Production culinary

Croatia, Georgia and Hungary – The Haven of Production

Sara Thopson

The typical American consumer would probably fail to point out Eastern European countries like Georgia, Hungary, Croatia, or Slovenia if they were given a map of Europe. However, in terms of wine production, this region is actually a major player in the world market. Once the heart of the Eastern Bloc, these countries create some of the most treasured wines, using ancient wine making methods supported by land and history. Croatia Croatia is a completely unique dividing line, where Western an...
Poland: Podkarpacie Region Pioneers Contemporary Winemaking culinary

Poland: Podkarpacie Region Pioneers Contemporary Winemaking

Pat Hyland

In Poland, the modern-day winemaking is still in the process of taking shape. However, Podkarpacie wine region (or Subcarpathia), part of the Visegrad Wine Route, is one of the largest as well as fastest developing areas in the whole of the country. Whereas Poland is just beginning to establish new traditions of winemaking, Podkarpacie region is pioneering the change by setting up several wineries without any compromise on the quality of the wine that is being produced. The wine made in Subcarp...