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Georgia: ancient winemaking techniques for local grapes

In Georgia monks and some winemakers still bury wine under the ground in ancient vessels called ‘qvevri’. These pitchers resemble an amphora in both their shape and material – the porous clay. Everything goes inside the quevri – grapes with skins, stalks, grape stone.

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Wine renaissance in Turkey

As surprising as the immense acreage of vines in Turkey may sound, the history of this country and the region sheds a light to the origins of winemaking and its later decline in the former Ottoman Empire…

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Greek wine

…there are over 300 indigenous grape varieties in Greece!
I have tried Assyrtiko from one of the Aegean islands Santorini…

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Sonberk: modern winemaking in the Czech Republic

Set in the midst of sprawling vineyards stood a clean-shaped structure blending almost seamlessly into its by-nature-blessed environment. As we drove closer, turning back we marvelled at a glistening water […]

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