Archive for the 'Macedonia' Category

Skovin Syrah Cabernet 2005

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Quite an unusual combination for the Balkans, since Syrah is fairly rare in the region. Skovin is probably trying to follow the world commercial trends with this Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon combination, and it’s not doing a bad job. Syrah brings in the spiciness and the earthy taste, which brings memories of those strong South African [...]

Tikveš Alexandria Riesling

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

This wine is characterized by a yellow-green colour, a fresh citrusy aroma with hints of honey and a complex flowery aftertaste. It’s a semi-dry riesling, dryer than the Slovenian rieslings (such as Laski Riesling for example), but sweeter than those found in Serbia. It is a nice wine to accompany a lighter meal. This is [...]

Tikveš Winery – Macedonia

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Based in Kavadarci, Macedonia, Tikveš is the largest winery not only in Macedonia but also in the whole of south-eastern Europe. The Tikveš region is a part of Macedonia abounding in natural beauty, with a distinctive habitat and climate, important cultural and historical sites, and a very long tradition of grape growing and wine making. [...]