Polish Wine


Wine is a nascent industry in Poland, with only very recent endeavors and not much in the way of export. But this is an industry that is gaining some attention and finding growth. Most of Poland is quite cold, particularly to the north. But areas to the south and east, where it is warmer and drier, can be well-suited to grape production. 
Poland has been well known as a source for quality vodka for centuries. They are produced mainly from potato, rye and other grains in straight and flavored styles. Vodka flavored with infused bison grass is very popular. The compound coumarin, found in the grass, adds a pleasant aromatic note to the vodka. However, the concentrated amounts of coumarin found in bison grass are illegal in the US because they are thought to be dangerous blood-thinners. Recently, Zu brand bison grass vodka has been produced with the coumarin levels reduced enough to pass FDA muster and achieve global export. The flavors have been backed up with other botanicals Read more »

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  • Freisa

    Hailing from Italy’s Piedmont region, this vigorous red variety is used as a named varietal and is vinified into both...

  • King

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Diamond

    History of the grape: The varietal dates back to the 1880s when horticulturalist Jacob Moore (hence the synonym “Moor...

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  • Greg, every expat Polack (I've spent even less time in Poland than Germany) I've known says 'Na zdrowie' for cheers. Russian has a similar phrase.I'm sticking with my 'prosit' for spelling even if no one (including myself) pronounces the 'i'.  "Lucha, there are good whites here, but I don't drink them.  Greg T might say there are good pinots, bu... Read More

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  • Wow. Lots to consider here. To start with the simplest - Emark - it wasn't ... ... I have relatives in Poland who were exposed to lots of Chernobyl radiation. They have things like lupus and other health problems these days. Some people are skeptical and say that those folks are just blaming all of their ills on the nuclear plant. I don't kno... Read More

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  • At Château Lagrange in Saint Julien for the La Fête de la Fleur ... ever for a group tasting in Poland – see article here – and I liked it just as much from regular bottle format. Still a young puppy, this white – given somewhat absurd Bordeaux pricing in 2010 – represents an excellent price/quality ratio. Buy with confidence.Then came a haunt... Read More

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  • Bak's Jezynowka Blackberry Brandy


    A superior product to Mr. Boston, Leroux, and Mohawk brandies, flavors of blackberries with a bit of honey and grape. Nice brandy Read More

    Wine review by joebernardinoATyahoo

  • Nalewka Babuni Cherry NV


    I got this wine as a gift it's quite tasty! even better when chilled! Read More

    Wine review by MsDiva70

  • Luksusowa Vodka Sampler 2009


    No written review

    Wine review by pkowalow

  • Kurpiowski Royal Mead


    Being the first mead I've tried, I'm having a hard time figuring out what to make of this. Attractively bottled, this wine pours thick and viscous, leaving almost oily sheets on the sides of the glass. The color itself is stunning: Dark amber with slight pinkish hues throughout.The nose to me smelled a bit barnyard-like, very similar to buckwhea... Read More

    Wine review by la dut

  • Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka Classic


    No written review

    Wine review by tgrace

  • Gvori Polish Vodka NV


    By far the best polish vodka in this price range I have tasted. Smooth and clear with a clean finish. Read More

    Wine review by dvemail

  • Polmos Vodka Luksusowa 1980


    This Vodka Smell like Polish Pussy ;] Read More

    Wine review by 470234kutas 470234 kutas

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