Wines of Croatia News Round-Up: December 11, 2011

In case you missed anything, here is a round-up of the past two weeks’ links to the news articles, blog posts and videos that highlighted Croatia, its wine or wine culture.

1. Wines of Croatia Blog: Cliff Rames – The Champion of Croatian Wines

November 30, 2011

An in-depth interview with Wines of Croatia founder, Cliff Rames, in “Croatia – A Fortnight in Review”. 



2. Soapbox: The Newest Wine We Are Crazy About

November 30, 2011

Soapbox, “a digital magazine written by chefs” names Pilizota Babić as its “NEWEST WINE WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT”.


3. Come for the Wine: Pilgrimage to Pag – Land of Paski Sir

November 30, 2011

Wine, food and travel blogger Marcy Gordon visits the island of Pag, “one of the most rugged and beaten down places” she’s ever visited.



4. Croatia Exclusive: Two Medals for Krauthaker Wines

December 2, 2011

Krauthaker winery wins two medals at the international Merlot competition “Mondial du Merlot” in Lugano, Switzerland.



5. Wines of Croatia Blog: Croatian Wine Story DVD Now Available in North America

December 5, 2011

Looking for that perfect holiday gift for your favorite Croatian wine lover (or yourself)? A new, beautifully-filmed DVD from the wine roads of Croatia is now available.



6. By the Tun: Talking Croatian Wine with Dolores Milicic

December 6, 2011

Talking Dingac, Croatian Wine, Donkeys, and Why Tasting Fees Shouldn’t Exist.


7.  Wine Enthusiast: Buying Guide – Croatian Wines

December 7, 2011

Croatian wines reviewed and rated in the new edition of the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide!

8. Blue Danube Wine Blog: Our Top 5 Wines in 2011

December 7, 2011

U.S. importer, Blue Danube Wine Company, compiled a list of its 5 Top selling wines of 2011. Find out here what they are and how many are from Croatia!

9. Manjada: An Unusual Teran from Butoniga Lake Terroir

December 7, 2011

Gogo reminds us why it is “always a good idea to leave half full bottle of red wine for tomorrow”.


10. Liveistria: What’s in a Bottle of Wine

December 8, 2011

Ever wonder what it’s like to work the harvest? To “toil under the Istrian sun, as generations have done before”? Find out the story behind what’s in a bottle of wine and check out this enjoyable read from LiveIstria.



11. Food Republic: Top 5 Emerging Wine Regions

December 8, 2011

Are you surprised? @foodrepublic names the Istria region of Croatia among its “five unexpected wine regions making a splash right now”!


12. Vinologue: Down in Smokvica at Jedinstvo PZ

December 9, 2011

Reviews of Jedinstvo PZ’s portfolio of Pošip wines.



13. Wines of Croatia Blog: Giving Thanks with Terzolo 2008 Teran

December 10, 2011

“Darth Vader dancing like Fred Astaire”? Find out what was going on when Terzolo Teran filled our glasses.

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