Category Archives: Romania

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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Exciting Wines from Romania at Prowein

As well as talking about Hungary ( as previously posted), I will be talking about the exciting and dynamic wine scene that is Romania today.  11am each day hall 15, stand G37 http://www.prowein.com/vis/v1/en/exhibitors/prowein2017.2503368?oid=29556&lang=2&_query=romania&f_type=exh_news#vis__exh_news_U0Bw7TnNTvmOJi2QpaXtZg   And just as a reminder for Hungary … Continue reading

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Romania’s modern day Robin Hood

I was very proud to be involved in this great project which brings together wine and supporting the work of the disability rights charity, Ceva de Spus in Romania. I have permission to share from Meininger’s editor to help the charity spread … Continue reading

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Kind words and Plaudits

I recently presented several classes on Romania at Prowein for Estika, group of like-minded premium Romanian wine producers.   Attendees actually had to walk quite a long way to find the official seminar zone and remember the master class was … Continue reading

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The Blue Danube

If you are interested in the wines of Serbia, this site is a great resource.  The owner has written a piece on masterclass I held in Timisoara in November for the Ro Vin Hud wine fair in aid of a fantastic charity called … Continue reading

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Decanter masterclass at London Wine Fair 2015

Just found this recording of me presenting a superb Negru de Dragasani from Vitis Metamorfosis.  This was the only Romanian red wine to pick up a silver medal in  Decanter World Wine awards 2015.

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Time to be Taken Seriously

My latest article for Harpers on the current picture and potential in emerging countries from Eastern Europe. I genuinely believe the time has come for these countries who have quality, fair prices ( us usually though not always) and an … Continue reading

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