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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/ Advertisements

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Made in Serbia

My latest article after recent trip to Serbia to discover Prokupac. Full text is here. https://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/made-in-serbia

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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/

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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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