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Moravia Obscura

Present day winemaking in Moravia is evolving at a rapid pace. Confronting the inevitable threats of climate change, economic instability, and growing consumer demand, Moravian winemakers are taking major risks in experimenting with grape choices, viticulture and winemaking techniques…

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10 Places to Drink in Brno

It is an inspiring time to be an expat and sommelier in Brno. Prior to the Velvet Revolution in 1989, the city’s creative, global outlets were held captive and immobile under a Soviet-run, communist regime. Wineries and wine makers were under state control. Innovative ideas within the city’s restaurant world were suppressed. Yet today in Brno, things have changed…

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It’s Mikulov Time

To be honest, I had no idea what to do with myself when we first landed in Brno. Sure, I had some ideas of how to occupy my time but making this transition to our new lifestyle took introspection and soul searching…

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WritingArielle DeSoucey
Supermarket Sweep

Buying wine at the supermarkets here in Brno seems easy, but do you really know what you are getting? This seems to be an endless struggle for those expats I’ve met here, as the labels, grapes and quality levels are uncharted territory…

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WritingArielle DeSoucey