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IS THERE A FUTURE FOR PLOVDINA?

During my recent stay in Župa, I also made an ad hoc visit to Milanov Podrum (Milan’s Wine Cellar)  in the village of Venčac. The wine cellar Milanov podrum was named after the owner Milan Aleksić, one of the young Župa winemakers who brought new energy and stirred somewhat inert mentality of local winemakers.

THE TURKS NEVER CONQUERED MONTENEGRO BY FORCE OF ARMS… HOW ABOUT GRAPES?

Although Montenegro became a part of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the 15th century, Montenegrins maintained a high degree of autonomy primarily due to geographical position and poverty of its inhabitants in the mountainous regions who weren’t earning enough to pay taxes to the Turks.

SEDUŠA, A RARE SERBIAN GRAPE PRESERVED FROM EXTINCTION

Owing to the efforts of Šijački Winery, Serbian autochthonous grape variety Seduša has been saved from extinction so we can eventually taste the first wine made from Seduša.

PORTUGIESER – FRUŠKA GORA LAD

 Don’t be fooled … Although the name of this grape variety is associated with Portugal, this is still a variety that is historically linked to the region of Central Europe. It was even thought once that the Baron von Fries, the Austrian ambassador brought it from Portugal to the region of Central Europe in the […]

ŽUPSKI BOJADISER

Teinturiers are usually grown in vineyards alongside other grape varieties, and their primary purpose is to improve colour of wine made from other grape varieties. They are rich in pigments, which are concentrated not only in the skin, but the flesh as well. Teinturiers comprise 3-5% of all red grape varieties. The most common teinturiers […]