Cruising the Adriatic Coast on a Small Ship

The famous Irish writer Bernard Shaw once said, “Those who wish to see heaven on earth should come to Dubrovnik.” That statement enticed us as we booked a cruise with Adriatic Tours to cruise on the Princess Aloha. Boarding the 125 ft. luxury ship in Dubrovnik’s passenger harbor, we immediately noticed how new and clean…

The Journey from Croatia to Napa Valley

Born into a wine making family in the town of Desne on Croatia‘s coastal region of Dalmatia, Mike Grgich gained international respect for being the wine maker behind the 1973 Chateau Montelena–Chardonnay that shined over several white Burgundy wines in the wine tasting event that became known as the Judgement of Paris at the Paris…