White wine&& More, a site committed mainly to the white wines of the Balkan nations, was begun to put “Croatian wines on the map,” according to Dario Drmac, a white wine fan and marketer from Croatia. (His partner in this venture, Nenad Trifunovic, is a Croatian white wine educator and author.) They started in Europe and now have a choice of hundreds of red wines, with about 50 labels of sparklers, reds and whites available in the United States. So if you wish to sample Edivo plavac mali from Croatia, $35, which is made in ancient-style amphoras and left to age for two years in a wine cellar deep in the Adriatic Sea, this is where you’ll discover it. Plavac mali is one of several native grapes, a few of which are ancestors of zinfandel, that enter into these wines. You need to also get to know zilavka and blatina. The site offers white wines from Slovenia, Serbia, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina in addition to Croatia, as well as beers and olive oils from the region.thewineandmore.com.
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