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Reading Time: [est_time] Renowned wine critic Jancis Robinson said in 2013, "Some of the worst wine I have tasted since I started writing about wine was what was available the one time we went on holiday to the far-eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus in 1983." That may

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Reading Time: [est_time] Six months after our first trip through Croatia, we were back in the country. This time, we attended the Zagreb VINOcom---the largest Croatian wine show held annually at the end of November, at the Esplanade Hotel in downtown Zagreb. Over 200 Croatian wine

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Reading Time: [est_time] After a whirlwind, two-month period launching our book Uncorking the Caucasus in Georgia and Armenia, we decided it was time to leave the region. Winter was starting in Tbilisi and the cold weather came quickly, so we jumped on a plane and headed to

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Reading Time: [est_time] Following Serbia's wine route has led us to many surprises. Many of the Serbian wines are excellent and show tremendous potential to lift the country onto the world stage of wine. Among those, one Serbian wine region stands out with enviable soil, location, and

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Reading Time: [est_time] Exploring Georgia through the Vines While several countries  may have evidence for being the birthplace of grape wine, Georgia is the most outspoken about it. Some historians and linguists believe that "gvino/ღვინო", the Georgian word for wine, is the precursor of vino, vin, wein, and

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Reading Time: [est_time] On the last week of our month-long stay in Armenia, we were invited to the home of the Swiss Ambassador to Armenia for a get-together. We thought it was a casual dinner, but it ended up being a full-fledged tasting of Swiss wines

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Reading Time: [est_time] Part of this article was originally published on Wine Folly. This article has been repurposed with their permission. This version of the article includes wine recommendations. The writing is done by Exotic Wine Travel and all images are produced by Wine Folly.  Somewhere in

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Reading Time: [est_time] In the past, North Macedonia was a major wine-producing country and accounted for around two-thirds of the wine production in Yugoslavia. Today, North Macedonia has around 33,500 hectares of vineyards area, with 70% of the grapes being used to produce 120 million liters

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Featured photo credit: 13. jul Plantaže This article was originally written by Matthew Horkey for Jancis Robinson and published on The Purple Pages. This version of the article has been expanded with additional tasting notes and background stories from Charine Tan.  Reading Time:[est_time] A bottle of Plantaže from Montenegro was

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