Travel in Moldova: Cricova Winery

On the last full day my parents were in Moldova, we visited Cricova Winery.  Moldova is known for its wine because it's good wine, but it's also known for being the country in which the top two largest underground wine cellars in the world are found.  Milesti Mici is the largest at 200 kilometers of tunnels … Continue reading Travel in Moldova: Cricova Winery

Travel in Moldova: Purcari Winery

Purcari Winery is located in the south-eastern part of the country and is the oldest wine estate in Moldova.  Because of it's proximity to the Black Sea, it has a unique ecosystem ideal for growing the grapes, especially for red wine.  Vineyards in the this area of the country were first planted around the 12th … Continue reading Travel in Moldova: Purcari Winery

Weekend Visit to Chisinau

I spent this past weekend in Chisinau. There were a number of Peace Corps related events happening, as well as the National Day of Wine, which I didn't necessarily intend on attending, but ended up going to. My rutiera (mini bus) gets into Chisinau at 8 in the morning, so I first went to the … Continue reading Weekend Visit to Chisinau