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Sipping the Pleasures of Istria Wine varietals and Fresh seafood

Sipping the Pleasures of Istria Wine varietals and Fresh seafood


A waiter carries a glass of malvasia wine at a bar in Rovinj. Credit Filip Horvat for The New York Times

Istria is best known for its olive oil, wine and truffles. The local must-try dishes are based on pasta, meat or fresh fish and they're so delicious.

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Teran, a red grape variety from the Istria region, continues to demonstrate great potential as an affordable, food-friendly, and terroir-expressive wine ...

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Known for its gastronomy tourism, Istria offers fresh seafood and vegetables, hallmark Istrian olive oils, signature Malvazija wines, and a myriad of ...

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I even discovered a new grape variety: ulovina! Ulovina is an ancient white variety indigenous to Istria and used as a blending component (along with ...


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A view from Martin Pescador restaurant in Trget. Credit Filip Horvat for The New York Times

In the afternoon I decide to take a wee drive over to Noto to meet Theresa who I met in London in January when she was looking after the wines from Cantine ...

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... wine is a blend of Tempranillo (70%) and Petit Verdot. Organically and biodynamically farmed (Demeter approved) and made from “our estate-grown grapes”.

It went great with the pork and I could see this wine going well with everything from burgers to a Bolognese sauce. Highly recommended.

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Easy drinking, it would be excellent with seafood, such oysters, and worked well with the briny olive pies.

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Much the same can be said of the wine industry. Under communism, the priority was making sufficient quantities of average-to-middling quality wine to meet ...


... Barnier shed some fascinating insight on how he and his team deal with many different parcels. “As you know we are producing a large range of wines and ...

70% loureiro grapes, 30% alvarinho. Very pale gold color; quite fresh and clean, slightly frizzante; apples and limes, hint of “greenness,” like sunny ...

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I take great pleasure in walking into the pragmatic wine stores of Puglia and asking What's the best Primitivo? Puglia being one of the largest ...

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Apparently mussels are best served when the moon is full and lucky for us the moon was in it's fullest phase and mussels were the specialty of the house at ...

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They say the best wine often comes from vines that struggle. The effort put out by vines to find water in arid climates or dry-farmed regions makes the ...

This is a place designed to challenge the mainstream paradigms of wine and truly taste something that cannot be recreated elsewhere. It is also delicious.

Aglianico is the dominant red wine grape in the IGT of Beneventano which itself is a thriving IGT in Campania. In Grapes and Wines, it is described as “ ...

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Chewy and enjoyable describes the time spent with this wine. It will offer great pleasure in the short term. Drink 2016-2018. Tasted April and June 2016

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Region: Istria, Croatia Type: White Wine Grape Variety: Malvazija Istarska Farming: Practicing organic. Soil is composed of “Terra Rossa”, mineral-rich clay ...

This tasty dish had a crunchy coating with a pleasant seafood taste, from the sweet crab to the firm shrimp, enhanced by the lightly sweet salsa.

... whether at a holiday party or simply a quiet Saturday evening at home. And it would be a wonderful holiday gift for the wine lover in your life.

This is the best wine with seafood I've had for a while. For people who know the usual drum beat of Australian wine, this particular Hunter Valley Semillon ...

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Cantele's 2008 "Primitivo" Puglia IGT Rating: 4. Price: $11.50. Where to Buy: Pastaworks on Hawthorne Short Review: Expected more

We tasted five different wines from the Adrianna Vineyard, including two Chardonnays and three Malbecs. All five of these high-quality wines are intended to ...

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