For the first time, sea-aged wines are being exported to and sold legally in the United States. A happy accident led to the founding of Adriatic Shell/Wine of the Sea company. Marko Dusevic, who owns an oyster farm off the coast of Croatia, had a friend who was a winemaker visit him. “He brought me […]
A Waupaca-based company is making waves with its exclusive, coral-encrusted product: Wine of the Sea. BZ Consortium is the first U.S. importer of the unique wine. What makes it so special is that it truly comes from the sea. After being produced in France, Italy or Serbia, the wine is aged 100 feet under the […]
Choosing the perfect wine can be confusing but luckily BZ Consortium has done the importing for you to get you started and it’s being imported by their company in Waupaca.
Underwater wine ageing has developed as a niche trend that has spread around the world – even if US regulators raised questions about the practice in 2015. While some may view it as a marketing move, many participants say they are keen to experiment with ageing in a new environment in nature and that there […]
Ideal conditions for aging wines are stable temperature, quiet environment and no direct contact with the sunlight. So, the wine can be undisturbed and relaxed, able to develop its aromas and flavors. Well, on a shell farm on the island Pag in Croatia they found all of those ideal conditions – underwater! Yes, the Coral […]
Croatia is known around the world for having some of the world’s best wines. This is proven by Croatia winning three platinum awards and sixteen gold medals at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards– their most successful year since the competition began in 2004. Croatia is however setting itself apart from its competitors in a […]
The Balkan nation of Croatia was the first country in the world to age wine in the ocean. The idea, formulated by an eccentric entrepreneur, was to see how wines would develop when met with the vastly different atmosphere provided by the ocean. This coastal cellaring project has intrigued wine experts from across Europe looking […]