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Romania Drinks

Boza is found almost everywhere throughout the Balkan Peninsula, but above all it's a traditional Romanian drink made from fermented wheat or millet. It is an inseparable part of a typical Balkan breakfast. The Romanian version, also known as... more
Some of the most famous Romanian wines are produced from Fetească Neagră – a special kind of grape. They all come from the region of Transylvania and range from dry, semi-dry to sweet. They have a distinctive ruby red colour and a fruity flavour of... more
Grasa de Cotnari
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Grasa de Cotnari, by Marius B.
This traditional Romanian wine is mostly produced in the vineyard of Cotnari, where it has been grown since the 15th century. The wine's origins date back to Stephen the Great, the great Romanian prince who bravely fought against the Turks and... more
Lapte batut is one of the most common beverages in the Balkan Peninsula. It's made soured milk. It owes its distinctive sour taste to the bacterial fermentation, or, as in the case of the home-made lapte batut, to some kind of an acid (lemon juice... more
Marghiloman is a traditional Romanian coffee, served on a tray, in a pot. It is usually very sweet and sometimes with a drop of brandy or rum. As it is very expensive, it can be ordered only in elegant restaurants and traditional coffee houses. more
Mastika is a traditional Balkan fruit liquor made from grapes, raisins, plums or figs. It originates from the Greek island of Chios, where it is traditionally produced from the resin of the mastic tree, which causes the distinctive anise flavour. It... more
Constanta county, where Murfatlar company and research centre is situated, is the most important Romanian wine-growing region. It is mostly famous for its sweet, late harvest wines made from Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties. The... more
Palincă is a Romanian version of traditional Hungarian fruit brandy. It derives its name from the Slavic word pálit, literally meaning 'to distil'. It comes in a variety of flavours such as pear, apple, juniper berry, apricot and cherry. The... more
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