A few days of wine tasting in Velké Bílovice

Imagine a small town with more then a thousand winemakers, all surrounded by vineyards and orchards. On the edge of the town, there is a hotel with rooms that overlook winemakers attending their vineyards. Imagine that, in the evening, you can sit on the balcony, looking at the sunset over the gentle hills, whilst drinking…

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…

Znojmo: drink while sightseeing

Wine is ever present in Znojmo. It´s grown there, it´s made there, it´s sold there and, most importantly, it´s drunk there! You can taste local wines almost anytime and anywhere. You can enjoy a glass in the labyrinths of Znojmo Underground 18 meters below surface, or you can drink in an observation tower 32 meters…