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Tasted and said about Utopia

“Total brainfuck. The most intense acidity you can think of, together with the most intense sweetness. Most amazing satisfaction.”
Ania Smelskaya, Head Sommelier, SILO London 
about UTOPIA Patience 2017

“Super playful, extremely refreshing and chuggable by gallons.”
Valentina Kasper Rosputinska, wine writer
about Play 2019

“Incredible ciders”
James Sherwin, Chef, Wild Shropshire restaurant, UK
about UTOPIA Eleonora 2017 and UTOPII Patience 2018

“Completely in love with the ciders.”
Solfinn Danielsen, Rødder & Vin Boutique & Bar, Copenhagen
about UTOPIA Barbora 2017, Libuše 2017, Anežka 2017

“Frankly, 2017 vintage is FU**ING super!”
Zdeněk Oudes, Head Sommelier, Michelin starred La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise, Prague
about UTOPIA Patience 2017

“Layered, wild fermented juice whose taste could remind one of an elegant white Burgundy - with an extra touch of fruity fun.”
Jenny & François Selections New York, importer of natural wines
about UTOPIA Blažena 2017

“Certainly a shop favorite. Hits a stride between generous and rich apple flavors within dry natural cider making. It's simple, it's elegant, it's the whole package equally applicable for a fancy dinner party or outdoor mid-day picnic.”
Kingston Wine Co., Kingston, NY
about UTOPIA Blažena 2017

“Out of this world and such deliciousness!”
Basket Press Wines, Londýn, importer of natural wines
about UTOPIA Antonie Patience 2017

“Super-interesting juice. Highly vinous. The packaging is (perhaps) a heck of a lot less exciting than the product inside the bottle!”
David Crossley, Wide World of Wine, UK
about UTOPIA Johana 2017

“For cider times, make it Blažena time :-) Utopia cider rocks!”
Jan Čeřovský, wine writer
about UTOPIA Blažena 2017

“My new favourite juice. No bubbles, decent vinosity, perfect stability and very glouglou.”
Martin Levý, head sommelier, restaurant Aromi
about vintage 2017

"Nose? wow.. taste? uff.. acidity? damn good! #goodasfuck.”
Barbora Štolúnová, sommelier, OSADA Holešovice
about UTOPIA Kunhuta 2017

“The most elegant and balanced cider I have ever tried.”
Jan Čulík, sommelier, natural wine bar Thir
about UTOPIA Blažena 2017

"This is what we think an apple ferment should be like in the 21st century. Come to Družstvo wine pop-up tasting before La Degu and New York buy everything.”
Družstvo wine pop-up
about UTOPIA Blažena 2017

“So many archaic flavors and aromas, yet pleasing, in such a fickle drink. Nice work."
Jakub Novák, natural-wine-maker
about UTOPIA VIII 2016

“Utterly complex, yet completely straightforward and simple in the best way possible. Downright delicious. A touching embodiment of family and nature at work.”
Valentina Kasper Rosputinska, wine writer
about UTOPIA VII 2016

"This is the religion of natural winemakers and some people would probably struggle to tell this apart from a white (wine) on skins.“
Ondra Kopička, natural-wine-maker, distiller, LANDCRAFT
about UTOPIA VII 2016

“Besides the industrial, sulfurized and sweetened ciders, this looks like a revelation or pure utopia. A utopia which has become a reality."
Kateřina Kočičková, APETIT magazine