The BALKAN PENINSULA


The BALKAN PENINSULA IS–   Countries- 9

  • WHITE=   |   RED= Almost Everything  **Refer to COUNTIRES/ Sub-Chapters For Varietal Information

GEOGRAPHY– Europe(South-Central), Peninsula In South, LATITUDE: 41.8° N

  • BORDERS-Italy(North-West), Austria(North), Hungary(North), Ukraine(North-East)
  • COUNTRIES-Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia

TOPOGRAPHYFEATURES- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Valley 

  • ON PENINSULA/ Balkan
    • On~Adriatic Sea~(West), On~Ionian~Sea~(South-West), On~Black Sea~(East), On~Aegean~Sea~
  • CARPATHIN MOUNTAINS ARC-
    • Geography– Central Europe(   ), 1,500km. Long Range That Runs West to East In Arc From Slovakia Across Ukraine(South-East) to Romania
  • DINARIDESAKA=Dinaric Alps
    • Geography– Central Europe(South-West), Mountain Chain That Runs From Italy(North-East), Across, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Albania
  • BALKAN MOUNTAINS
    • Geography– Central Europe(       ), Mountain Range In Eastern Balkan Peninsula, Runs From Bulgaria/ Serbia Border East Across Central Bulgaria to Black Sea
  • DANUBE RIVER
    • Geography– Located In Central Europe &  Eastern Europe (Headwaters In Black Forest of Germany Near Freiburg/ Martinskapelle to Black Sea)
    • Tributaries of Danube River: Rhine/ Main, Inn, Morava, Tisa, Drava, Tisza, Sava, Olt

CLIMATEAtlantic/ Oceanic, Mediterranean, Continental

SOILSMetamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary

CULTURE

  • ASSOCIATIONS~Wines of the Balkans~
    • Mission~ To Propagate Wine Culture In the Balkan Region, Share Relevant Vinous Information and Connect Wine Lovers From All Over the World.

GEOGRAPHIC DISCLAIMER~ To Understand the Locations of “Demystifying “The Vine” a Understanding of the Balkan Peninsula’s Geography and Topography is Needed and the Ability to Visualize Its Wine Regions. The Sections is Organized In a North to South, / East to West Orientation and Intended to Be Read and Memorized as So.


  • SUB-CHAPTERS Of BALKAN PENINSULA
    • Slovenia
    • Croatia
    • Bosnia Herzegovina
    • Montenegro
    • Albania
    • Republic of Macedonia
    • Serbia
  • **Refer to These Proceeding Sub-Chapters For Detailed Information.


**Refer to BIBLIOGRAPHY/ Sources For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced.