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Traveling through Romania means you can encounter hearty meals and good wines.
69. The Sibiu region
In 2019, the region of Sibiu will hold the title of European Region of Gastronomy, the first in the country to be awarded the distinction. Products from the area include the Mărginimea Sibiului cheese; meat dishes like the “pomana porcului” (pig’s give-away) or the Sibiu slami; sweet potato bread; and the Tãlmaciu plum brandy (ţuica) or Sadu brandy (rachiu). More here.
70. Oltenia’s wine route
The pride of the Oltenia region, the Dragasani wine, is born every year in the sun-kissed Olt River Valley. More here.
71. Dealu Mare
The wine region Dealu Mare (“Big hill”) is one of the most famous and oldest wine-growing districts in Romania and said to be the “Tuscany” of Romania. More here.
Several other wine tourism options in Romania here.
(Photos: Romania Insider/ City Compass archives)