The week of refreshing prosecco festivals premiered in Prague to ease the heating wave we have all been struggling with for the last few days. A stream of ice-cold Italian prosecco with sweet and sour aromas can be found in various locations throughout the city center. As bougy and chic lovers, we dug into the prosecco fests and found our favorite gems of the week of June 6-13. Let’s get it rolling! What’s prosecco?  To get started, let’s define the most crucial term of the day: prosecco. As we were discovering different variations in terminology, we decided to focus on how Italians describe prosecco, emphasizing culture, history, and traditions. Long story short, prosecco is a sparkling white wine originating from Veneto, the region inRead more.

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In Bohemian brewing, the shining star moments that distinguish the Czech Republic as a global trendsetter in beer were born during a time not so long ago. The 19th century introduced new brewing techniques, refined tools, and the light lager. These combined to give us the products that built the Czech pride of beer that exists today. And for brewers and consumers alike, entering the 20th century seemed to be as promising as for a reader flipping the page to an exciting new chapter. Except, the story waiting on the other side doesn’t consist of a Fairytale, but rather a grim twist belonging to Game of Thrones that would plummet the heartline of brewing over the next 100 years onRead more.

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Hailing from the small town of Velke Popovice, the shelves of your local potraviny are undeniably playing host to one of the three alcoholic brews of the Kozel beer brand. As if in an old aristocratic family rivalry, walking through the centre of Prague you’ll see restaurants and bars alike with the emblems of their beer of choice outside – and most fall under either the bold golden/green design of Pilsner Urquell or brownish background behind the upper half of a male goat for Kozel. While today both beers fall under the same, monopolistic brewery company (now Plzen Pradroj paired with AB InBev) they’ve shared a rivalry that dates back to when Kozel first came on the bohemian scene inRead more.