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Archive: December, 2015

DAILY DOSE OF WINE & JAZZ

The region of former Yugoslavia is a genuine oasis of jazz music in Eastern Europe. Jazz music has been performed for almost a century in local music clubs and bars that survive despite recent surge in hipster bars and at jazz festivals that struggle to stay up-to-date with global jazz scene in spite of modest state support […]

THE STORY OF A VINEYARD IN ŽUPA

Vines are extremely adaptable plants. Over time, they fully adapt to the location, soils, sun exposure, temperature fluctuations, humidity, wind force and other factors that determine this particular plot.

FIRST TASTE THAN RECYCLE

A few years ago, an article in the local daily newspaper announced a project funded by the European Union which aimed at establishing a glass recycling system in Serbia. Until then, it didn’t make any sense to collect glass waste given that Paraćin Glass Factory founded in the times of former Yugoslavia was in the process […]

ROYAL SMEDEREVKA

Throughout history, royal families have been related to viticulture and winemaking in a special way. As a reminder, one of the main attractions at the historical site Hradčany in Prague is Wenceslas Vineyard or  ”the royal Vineyard”, the oldest vineyard in Czech Republic. The Danish royal family owns vineyards and a winery in the southwest of France, in […]

130 YEARS OF JOY AND LONGING

  In the Balkans, there’s always the issue of maintaining continuity in all walks of life, including winemaking. It seems that we manage through history to keep the continuity of events that contribute to the region’s identity of “a powder keg” although it would be much more befitting to be known for numerous barrels of […]

ONE WINERY, TWO SUNS AND THREE FACES

Let me tell you an anecdote about a Norwegian tourist who was on a trip through Europe … The Norwegian came to the train station in Paris in order to buy a ticket to Le Bois de Boulogne. With a little effort and sweat, he managed somehow to communicate with the woman at the ticket office…