Momjan Istria Croatia

The beauty of Istria on full display at Kozlović.

Our first visit to Istria, Croatia, revealed a region of striking beauty along with wines of excellent quality. Kozlović Winery is a gorgeous estate situated amidst rolling hills and lush vineyards, offering a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding countryside. The location alone evokes a sense of tranquility that sets the stage for a most memorable wine experience.

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Dundee Hills AVA

The tasting salon at Découverte Vineyard.

Centred amidst the vines of its Découverte Vineyard in Oregon’s northern Willamette Valley is Résonance’s enchanting new tasting room known as Salon. Opened in June 2023, this architectural gem effortlessly blends into the picturesque landscape of its second estate vineyard, creating a truly captivating visitor experience.

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Istria Croatia

A beautiful property for wine and food lovers.

The Meneghetti Winery and Wine Hotel is a hidden gem that unveils the richness of Croatian wine culture through luxury, history, and a deep-rooted passion for winemaking.For wine and travel enthusiasts seeking an extraordinary experience, this remarkable estate offers the seamless fusion of rustic charm and refined elegance that we’ve come to expect from a Relais & Chateaux property.

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Beaux Frères: Staying Focused

Beaux Frères: Staying Focused

Posted on Aug 2, 2023

Newberg Oregon winery

Aaron Kendall.

Beaux Frères is one of those hidden gems in the wine world. You may have seen it in a bottle shop or on a restaurant wine list and then quickly moved along to something more affordable. Beaux Frères wines are very expensive, among the most expensive Pinot Noir and Chardonnays made not just in Oregon, but throughout the United States. As we recently confirmed while tasting through the line up with assistant winemaker Aaron Kendall, they are very much worth it.

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Istria Croatia wine region

Moreno Coronica.

Nestled in the enchanting region of Istria, Croatia, lies the impressive Coronica Winery. With a history steeped in tradition and a commitment to producing wines of excellence, this family-owned estate has become a beacon of quality in the world of Croatian viticulture. Led by the visionary winemaker Moreno Coronica, the winery showcases the region’s unique terroir and the extraordinary potential of Istrian wines.

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Meneghetti wine estate

Malvazija is quickly becoming popular, with good reason!

Ask a sommelier, a wine store owner or anyone else who is current with today’s wine trends what the hot topic is now and they will probably answer with something like: “today’s wine drinker is looking for a reaction to what their parents drank; they don’t want heavy wines that are found in stuffy old cellars. They want fresh, lively wines that emphasize aromatics and acidity; they want to try new wines made from different grapes and from different regions than what the old guard drank.” As we recently found out, a Malvazija from Istria not just hits the bullseye of this new zeitgeist, but it tastes totally delicious as well!

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