Category Archives: Wine Science

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 Advertisements

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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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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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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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