November 22nd, 2009
Moldova borders on Ukraine and Romania. Although it is a beautiful country, it is primarily known for its wine. Moldavia has too many vineyards to name-360,000 acres worth, according to Wikipedia. For centuries, winemaking has been one of the primary occupations of Moldavian citizens, and many families still make wine based on ancient family recipes, using their own strains of grapes.
One of the main tourist activities in Moldova is going on winery tours. You get an "up close and personal" glimpse of the wine-making process, and of course, you get a chance to sample the goods.
Leif Patterson visited several wineries in Moldova and wrote a report on his blog, Killing Batteries.
Here's what he had to say about the trip:
"It’s a wine-drinkers once-in-a-lifetime experience, borde
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