Author Archives: carolinegilby

A Touch of Blue

Today a little look into Central Europe’s best blue-skinned grape – which grows under many guises including Kekfrankos, Blaufrankisch, Frankova, Lemberger and many more. Written for Wine of Hungary’s newsletter. http://winehungary.co.uk/a-touch-of-blue/ Advertisements

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A Bit of a Headache

My attempt to explain some of the little we actually know about why drinking too much causes a hangover. Written for The Wine Society blog https://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-headaches?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20171014&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http%3A%2F%2Fcontent.email.thewinesociety.com%2F%3FTDeaKLdgZsmDZfGU47QRD2gTYpWnNiatT

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Think Pink

Some thoughts on the rise of serious rosé and the options for making wine pink, written for the Wine Society blog. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-drink-pink?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170811&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?IDQa.8xgZrPdWfJ3x7qyxOwTYpkENiatI&

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Tales from the East

Over the years I’ve been writing about wine I found my role has changed. Back in the mid 1990s when I first went freelance, there were still a lot of really quite poor wines for sale, so the job of … Continue reading

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Two Decades of Tokaji – the history of a wine region in 20 glasses

“It’s been wonderful to participate in the renewal of the Tokaji region, and to see great Tokaji being made again” according to Christian Seely of AXA Millésimes, owners of Disznókő in Tokaj. Seely was in London for a fantastic and … Continue reading

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A Lot of Bottle

A look at some of the technical reasons behind the enduring reign of glass in the wine world.  For The Wine Society blog http://www.thewinesociety.com/wwn-thoughts-bottles?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170610&utm_content=cta_link5_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?T6QnC8dgsuzGuuacM7QyDOgTYHkEpRatT&

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London Wine Fair Reminder

Links for registering for both of my masterclasses on Hungary at next week’s London wine fair. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/traveling-through-terroirs-ii-red-session-tickets-34621293220?aff=efbneb https://www.eventbrite.com/e/traveling-through-terroirs-i-white-session-tickets-34363451007

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