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…

The independent wine republic of Kraví Hora

If you cross the river on the northern edge of village Bořetice, you will also be crossing a state border. You won´t end up in Austria or Slovakia, though. You will enter the Independent Federal Republic of Kraví Hora, a tiny wine-making republic. This miniature country has its own flag, national anthem, currency, government and…

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…