Some Dutch cities made beers that were of high quality and gained notoriety outside the city walls. Certain types of beer became synonymous with they city it was from, like Cluyn from Groningen.
No, we could not decline an invitiation for a vineyard tour and wine tasting at Domaine Dereskos, a family business that is located right outside the small town of Gargaliani in the Messene region of the Peloponnese.
The craft beer (r)evolution has initiated another exciting new beer trend: the dry-hopped lager. Dry-hopping was undoubtedly connected to top-fermented beers, until the breakthrough of the India Pale Lager.
A good read for beerlovers who plan a visit to Amsterdam and are curious about the city's beer history that was heavily influenced by German merchants from Hamburg.
Wijngaard De Frysling is one of the most northern wineries in The Netherlands. At first sight this is not your typical wine country but the winery was awarded Best Winery of The Netherlands and Belgium in 2018!
Jopen Bier in Haarlem is one of the largest independent craft breweries in The Netherlands. Haarlem was once an important brewing city with well over hundred breweries in the 14th century.
Stokerij Sculte is a small craft distillery that produces Dutch Single Malt Whisky and other spirits. It is located in a former monastry in Ootmarsum in the region Twente, close to the German border and was founded by Gerard Velthuis.