Posted on Fri 7th Apr 2017 at 12:07
Matthew Horkey from Exotic Wine Travel gives Stobi high praise again after visiting the Vinodonia Skopje Wine Salon wine tasting which took place in Macedonia for the first time last November which showcased wines from nearly twenty Macedonian wineries including Stobi, in addition to several other wineries from Serbia, Slovenia, and Italy.About Stobi, Matthew said "The wines of Stobi are very impressive for such high production. All of their wines are of good quality. The top wines are well made and screaming value
Posted on Tue 31st Jan 2017 at 12:08
Read Dr Prem’s Travel blog as he unearths Macedonia’s jewel of the Tikveš Region, the Stobi Winery.About the Stobi Winery he says he was “presented with a different ambience that had an additional layer of warmth.
Posted on Mon 10th Oct 2016 at 14:09
In another sign of how important the Stobi area is to the world’s cultural heritage, the American Embassy in Skopje – the capital of Macedonia – has just granted $89,000 to conserve the floor mosaic of the Episcopal Basilica’s baptistery.The Basilica is the most significant Christian building in all of Stobi, and it is thought to date from the 4th century AD, making it the oldest church in Macedonia. It is possible that it was built by the bishop Budius, who took part in the first ecumenical council in Niceaea, in 325 AD.The basilica was excavated for the first time in 1918, and th
Posted on Fri 16th Sep 2016 at 12:10
We are delighted to announce that Stobi will be attending the SITT event in London and Manchester next week.
Posted on Sat 28th May 2016 at 12:18
Last month we shared the history of Macedonia, this month we discover the geography and climate that make it perfect for growing Macedonian wines. To help you enjoy the wines you drink learn more about the Tikveš region where the Stobi vineyard is located.GeographyMacedonia has a total area of 25,713 km2 and lies between latitudes 40° and 43° N. With its many boundaries and advantageous position it is a transit way for goods coming from both Greece and Central Europe. As well as being a separate, independent country, Macedonia is also part of a larger region called Macedonia, which also
Posted on Mon 21st Mar 2016 at 11:35
It's a system that's relied on by millions of consumers, but now a leading retailer has said we need to stop merchandising wine by country of origin.Speaking to the Drinks Business, Andrew Bewes, managing director of Hallgarten Druitt, said that:“We are seeing seismic change [in the on-trade] from the situation twenty years ago and this is not having to list wine region by region and grape by grape but moving towards stylistic indicators. That may mean a reduction in choice at a grocery level – as wine lists in res
Posted on Sun 28th Feb 2016 at 10:48
We are delighted to see specialist Food and Wine website recognise Macedonia and as one of its top 5 international wine destinations!About the region the site says “Forget Burgundy and Napa. The tiny Balkan Republic of just two million people that has been making world class wine since the days of Julius Caesar, but has received recognition from connoisseurs for only a couple”.Macedonia is famous for its culture and historical heritage and is linked to Alexander the Great and the birth place of Mother Teresa. Since the very early Romans times when its emperors favoured its grapes Mace
Posted on Sun 21st Feb 2016 at 09:43
The Republic of Macedonia is a Former Yugoslavian country located in Southern Central Europe; with Bulgaria sitting to her right, Kosovo and Serbia tucked in up north, Albania to the west and notably Greece occupying the southern border. Macedonia has developed a rich vibrant history that stretches back through the ages.
Posted on Tue 16th Feb 2016 at 12:30
It is a long standing tradition on the 14th of February for all the Macedonian wineries and grape producers to celebrate Saint Trifun who is the celebrated saint protector of the vineyards and winemakers.
Posted on Fri 15th Jan 2016 at 12:25
It may be something of a taboo subject, but one Italian winemaker believes that the Chianti Classico region is actually benefiting from climate change.