Coming up November 23rd and 24th in Bratislava at the Little Carpathian Viticultural Area, the 19th Annual Open Cellars Day promises great wine, food, and friends.
In celebration of the events for the distinction of Rethymno as European Wine City 2018 by the RECEVIN European Wine Cities Network, the Rethymno-Recevin Team, in cooperation with the Municipality of Amari and the villages of Nikiforos Fokas, has prepared a two-day wine event, dedicated to the villages and the hinterland, on the 2nd and 3rd November 2018.
This week the city of Rethymno earned a new distinction in being selected a “European City of Wine” by the wine union RECEVIN. The central Crete coastal city is the first city of Greece, and the only town outside of Italy, of Spain and Portugal to have received the distinction.
Just 14 kilometers from Novorossiysk, Abrau-Durso it is a small mountain village famous for its inherent beauty, and for being the home of Russia’s sparkling wines.
Coming up this week the To The Table EMEA 2014 B2B forum food and beverage event takes place at the Ritz-Carlton in Berlin. Starting on the 15th and ending 18 May, this exclusive gathering of decision makers in the industry is one of the year’s key events.
Negotin Krajina, eastern Serbia, is an oasis of tranquility and purity and on its way to becoming an interesting destination for wine lovers. Located at 250km from Belgrad, Negotin Krajina region forms Serbia´s border with Romania (70km) and Bulgaria (only 13 km).
Browsing the news this morning, I ran across a very nice smart phone app that wineries in Europe could greatly benefit from. By emulating the functionality of one the Monterey County Vintners and Growers Association created, other producers can add great visibility and value for their products digitally.
The underground wine cellars at Cricova are the largest such storage facilities in the world, making them Moldova’s wine treasure. The perfect combination of humidity and temperature make these massive caves underground the perfect spot for storing the best wines of Moldova. Best of all, visitors can tour these extraordinary cellars via tours.
Croatia’s Dubrovnik-Neretva County may soon appear on the map of Europe’s finest wine regions. Long an historically significant wine region, Dalmatia has perhaps been overlooked as a prime region by some experts. However unnoticed the area has been, inclusion onto Europe’s wine destination maps will certainly benefit the superb wine makers of Croatia.