Archive for October, 2006

Dingač Plavac 2002

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

Plavac is the best Dalmatian red grape, usually resulting in wines of body, strength and ageability. Dingač is a vineyard designation on Pelješac’s steep southern slopes. Pelješac is a peninsula, close to Dubrovnik. This is a robust dry red with a nice oaky smell. Very light in color, easy for drinking (think Merlot), pleasantly dry. [...]

Moved to Serbia

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

I recently relocated to Serbia. The choice of wines here is not as good as in Ireland (it’s actually quite bad), but there is an abundance of wines from the region, specifically from the ex-Yugoslavian states of Montenegro, Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia. This is a region with great wine making potential since the climate is [...]