Painted Cellar in Šatov

We’ve read that the Painted Cellar in Šatov is a must-see, so naturally we had to see it. The wine cellar with unique wall painting is definitely one of a kind and I dare to say that you will not find another cellar like this anywhere else in the world. The question remains, though: where…

Labyrinths beneath the City of Ghosts

There is an extensive labyrinth of passageways and cellars underneath the city of Znojmo. It is nearly 30 kilometers long and has 4 storeys. That is surely interesting, but why are we mentioning this on a wine blog? Not only that these catacombs were used for storing wine in the past, a few bottles still…

It is white and blue and it stores wine

The tiny wine-village of Plže (part of town Petrov) is definitely one of the most picturesque wine locations in the Czech Republic. It consists of 80 wine cellars, all of them painted white and blue and used for actual wine storage. The history of these cellars dates all the way to the 15th century, noting…

Wine drinkers in the land of beer

With our wine rack getting dangerously empty and the last week of summer ahead of us, we decided to take one last (wine) holiday this year. As writers of a blog dedicated to Czech wine, we naturally headed to the Czech Republic, but this time we chose to explore the areas of the country that…