Category Archives: Opinion

Dolenjska – Slovenia’s forgotten corner

This is an article I wrote for Revija Vino magazine after trip to this beautiful but usually overlooked corner of Slovenia Published in Slovenian but English text below: Mysteries of the East   Dolenjska seems to be a forgotten landscape … Continue reading

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Moldovan Value?

Recent piece on the door opening for Moldovan wine in Meininger’s Wine Business International. WBI_518_p44_45_moldova

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The Wines of Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova is released

My first (and only) book is now out in all the usual places.  You can also buy it from https://www.vaskovino.co.uk/collections/all. https://apollowine.com/?lang=en and several other wineries also here http://www.infideas.com/books/wines-bulgaria-romania-moldova/ Bulgaria etc full cover_V2-1

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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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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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