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Macedonian Wine

The Wines of Stobi

Just outside the town of Gradsko is one of Macedonia’s newest and most successful wineries: Stobi, named in honor of the nearby Roman ruins which we had already visited. Although Stobi was founded just six years ago, it’s already become one of the country’s most recognized brands. Even before we visited, it was among our […]

Demir Kapija’s Popova Kula Winery

While visiting Demir Kapija, we spent two nights in Popova Kula, a small winery that also operates as a hotel. We had a chance to tour the grounds, spread across a vine-blanketed hill outside of town, and try out a few of their best wines. In addition to its hotel and restaurant, the Popova Kula […]

Imako Vino in Štip

Macedonia’s wine industry is on the rise. The warm Mediterranean climate of the valleys which run through the center of the country has provided perfect grape-growing conditions since the days of the Romans, but the region is only now being discovered by the world at large. In the final weeks of our stay, we set […]