Wine: Growing Slovakia’s wide range of grape varieties

Have you ever tasted Hron, or Devín? This is not an invitation to drink from the waters of the Hron River, or to gnaw on the rock of Devín Castle. Instead, the question refers to two varieties of Slovak grape cultivated to exploit the full potential of Slovakia’s climate and soil and produce wines which cannot be made anywhere else.

“Slovakia is not only a country with an astonishing diversity of natural conditions, but it has given the world a whole range of new varieties, which are as diverse and marvellous as this country,” Ľudmila Miškovičová from the Slovak National Collection of Wine told The Slovak Spectator.

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