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REVIVAL OF MONASTIC VITICULTURAL TRADITION IN ŽUPA

As reported by Independent National Gazette of Rasina District, Serbian Orthodox monastery Studenica will have its own vineyards in Župa region again after more than 140 years. Yesterday, on May 1st, 2018, abbot Tihon from Studenica monastery accompanied with monks and local priests blessed the vines and future vineyard. 

HOW PICASSO EARNED 12 BOTTLES OF WINE FROM YUGOSLAVIA

During his lifetime, Pablo Picasso has also done film posters. One of them was the poster for the most expensive Yugoslav film of all time “The Battle of Neretva” directed by Veljko Bulajić.

SPORT SHOES AND A WINE GLASS – READY FOR PROWEIN 2018

  On the second day of ProWein, your feet already start to ache due to miles travelled between scheduled tastings and stand visits. Yet, the tight schedule leaves no time to unwind.

EXPANSION OF TIKVEŠ VINEYARDS IN FRANCE?

Local media in the south of France have announced news that has been going round in Provence for some time already: Svetozar Janevski, the owner of  Macedonian Tikveš winery, is in the process of buying a winery,

DANUBE WINE CHALLENGE 2018

The Slovaks launched a project and activities a few years ago to bring wines from the Danube region closer to European winelovers. The goal was to improve wine identity of countries through which the Danube flows and which constitute the vinegrowing heart of Europe.

WINE DIARY – WINELOVER’S MEMORIES

An inevitable companion of every winelover, both an amateur and a professional, is his/her diary. A place where comments and tasting notes are kept, a reminder that we can consult later on when we need info about a winery or wines that we tasted.

DUBRAVKA FROM KNJAŽEVAC IS BACK

At this year’s BeoWine Fair held on 22nd February, 2018 in Belgrade, the premiere of wines from Džervin Winery (Knjaževac, East Serbia) could be considered the fair’s highlight. 

DECODING A WINE LABEL: OMNIBUS LECTOR 2015

Winemakers are trying to attract winelovers with attractive wine label design and messages and thus convey a story about winemaking and emotions in order to create a comprehensive wine experience. Therefore, in a series of articles, I will attempt to interpret information found on the labels of Serbian wines.

WOULD YOU DRINK WINE FROM A BABY BOTTLE?

Paris, Montmartre, street musicians, wine, couples in love, artists on the street, romantic bistros and restaurants. This is how most of us imagine a visit to the French capital. However, one of the local attractions of Montmartre is a tiny restaurant that serves wine in baby bottles instead of glasses.

ARMENIAN BATTLE FOR KARAS AMPHORAE

Armenia is one of the cradles of wine production where wine has been made for centuries in traditional clay amphorae called karas. Unfortunately, in modern Armenia, this traditional craftsmanship is almost extinct.

JON BON JOVI VENTURES INTO WINE BUSINESS

Starting from this spring, wine lovers in the United States will have an opportunity to taste rosé from the south of France with Jon Bon Jovi’s signature. Thus he joined a crowd of celebrities who used their name and fame in the show business, sports, acting or music to venture into wine business by creating their own wine […]

I ROAMED AROUND LEVAČ AND REACHED LASTAR WINERY

While the winding road is taking us to the village of Sekurič, autumnal landscapes and locals from the nearby villages who stop their work curiously turning their head to see who’s arriving by car remind me of scenes depicted on Janko Braštić’s paintings, certainly the most famous artist from Rekovac.

GAJA EXPANSION: ALTA LANGA IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Alta Langa covers hilly areas in the municipalities of Alessandria, Asti and Cuneo, in the north of Piedmont. It is also a recent Italian DOCG appellation, established in 2011 which centers its identity around sparkling wines made by traditional (classical) method.

SIZE MATTERS?

Common understanding is that quantity and quality rarely go together. This could particularly be considered valid for wine industry, judging by our experience with wines of  Eastern Europe from the second half of the 20th century. However, the times are changing.

VINOPEDIA TOP 10 IN 2017

Tradition continues. In December, we always summon impressions of the year that is gently coming to a close and pick events that marked the year on the local wine scene. A chronicle of Serbian wine world…

YOUR NAME IS VRANAC… BUT DO YOU KNOW YOUR KIN?

Long time ago, in rural parts of Montenegro, elderly women would typically start their everyday conversation with children with a sentence: “And who are your kin, little one?”…