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Hungary’s Winemaker of Winemakers and Friend of the Winemakers Awards 2018

Janos Konyari (RIP) was a worthy winner of the 2018 Winemaker of Winemakers’ award in Hungary last week, though congratulations are also due to the other shortlisted winemakers, all superb winemakers in their right. More details here   I was … Continue reading

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The Wines Of Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova

Copy has now been submitted and publication date is 30th July!

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Hungary’s indigenous grapes

From a masterclass I led last week at SITT in London.   http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/23205/Plotting_the_indigenous_jewels_on_Hungary_92s_wine_map.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=Harpers%2Bnewsletter%2BIssue%2B293

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Wines of Cyprus – second annual tasting. So many exciting grapes and wines to taste!

Including some you have almost certainly never tasted before! Promara, Spourtiko, Morokanella and more all waiting to be rediscovered. Yamas! INVITATION-Cyprus Wine Tasting 2018-1

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Hiding its light under a rock

Latest piece on 2018’s most exciting wine destination – Hungary, written for The Wine Society.  https://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-wine-regions-hungary-2018?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20180202&utm_content=cta_link3_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?TDXnKKPCJu8JjCJBM6DyD2gLnHkENRatT&

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A Breathtaking Harvest

2017 may be the opportunity Hungary has been waiting for.  While so much of Western Europe was hit by late frost and hail, many producers in Hungary are  reporting one of the best ever harvests. More here http://winehungary.co.uk/2017-harvest-in-hungary/

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Knock on Wood

  latest article. for Wine of Hungary newsletter, having a look at why Hungarian oak is so popular. http://winehungary.co.uk/knock-on-wood-hungarian-oak/  

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