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…

Pálava – the original Czech wine

Pálava is probably the most characteristic Czech wine variety that I can think of. Not only because it is one of the most popular wine varieties in the country, but also because it was originally cultivated in the Czech Republic by a Moravian winemaker and named after a local hill. On top of that, Pálava…

Wines from the Prague Botanical Garden

I´m normally not a big fan of botanical gardens, being able to recognize only the most common of plants. If a botanical garden has its own vineyard, though, it becomes more interesting. And if it produces wines from the locally grown grapes and sells them in a wine shop within the garden itself, then I´m…

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…