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  • A postcard from Župa

    A postcard from Župa

    This year was the fifth anniversary of Prokupac Day – celebrated on October 14th – which is the brainchild of Igor Luković (editor of Vino and Fino) and Tomislav Ivanovic (founder of vinopedia.rs). At its inception, there were fourteen wines to taste. Today there are roughly fifty. Under the tagline,... Continue reading

     
  • Wine from the Pannonian Sea

    Wine from the Pannonian Sea

    Vinarija Tonković, near Serbia's border with Hungary, is dedicated to revitalising the indigenous Kadarka variety, and is already doing so with impressive results. Their commitment to purity and experimentation should ensure Kadarka's undoubted potential doesn't go unrealised.

     
  • Rakija nation’s wine culture exploration

    Rakija nation’s wine culture exploration

    Autochthoinos is pleased to present an extract from a paper by Mariusz Rybak exploring links between Serbian identity and wine culture. by

     
  • Nostalgia, the colour of wine

    Nostalgia, the colour of wine

    “No revolution can possibly last forever. The young wine at the table told me that. It was a link to my merchant great-great-grandfather, who had built a public fountain in the 1860s. It was an assurance that there was someone who cared to carry the bottle — and the cake... Continue reading

     
  • Vino Budimir’s 2007 Sub Rosa awarded 91 points by eRobertParker.com

    Vino Budimir’s 2007 Sub Rosa awarded 91 points by eRobertParker.com

    Vino Budimir’s 2007 Sub Rosa – “By far the most impressive of this group, it is tightly wound, powerful and intense, with fine fruit and tension on the finish. A touch rustic on opening, it comes around well.” by

     
  • Vinarija Ivanović Prokupac (2011) – 91 points

    Vinarija Ivanović Prokupac (2011) – 91 points

    Vinarija Ivanović Prokupac (2011) – “Intense nose of plums and blackcurrant…black cherry and red fruit on the palate…satin texture with well-integrated tannins.” by

     
  • Serbia’s wine regions – Župa

    Serbia’s wine regions – Župa

    In addition to several international grape varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc, Semillion, and Italian Riesling, local producers in Župa like Budimir, Minić, Ivanović, Spasić, and Botunjac also grow autochthonous White Tamjanika and Prokupac. by

     
  • Vranac Potrkanjski 2007 by Jović Winery, Knjaževac, Serbia

    Vranac Potrkanjski 2007 by Jović Winery, Knjaževac, Serbia

    “Jović’s Vranac appeared to me like my grandma’s garden in summer: floral fragrances, all mixed in a nectar inebriating bees. No, they were not Mediterranean plants, rather Central European ones: foxgloves, pot marigold, violet and red vetches, sunflowers, nasturcium, matthiola, peppermint and many more.” by

     
  • Bermet – a wine specialty from Serbia

    Bermet – a wine specialty from Serbia

    “Bermet belongs to the family of aromatized wines, which gain their particular flavour through added herbs and spices…There is no single recipe for this wine as every family has its own combination…The exact list of ingredients and the proportions are kept secret.” by

     
  • Vinogradi Botunjac – Župa, Serbia

    Vinogradi Botunjac – Župa, Serbia

    “Botunjac’s wines truly express the local ‘podneblje’ (Serbian for ‘terroir’) and show an exceptional beauty…a kind of journey into the past: in fact, every bottle is a surprise, as every wine used to be before.” by