Tag Archives: Borovitza

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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Slovenia and her eastern wines

Not my words – but someone else ( Kester Eddy) who sees great potential for world class crisp mineral whites in Eastern Slovenia, and I do get quoted towards the end. http://www.intellinews.com/slovenia-s-eastern-borderlands-in-winemaking-renaissance-97362/?source=slovenia

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Remembering Ogy

I actually had glass of wine called “Carpe Diem” in my hand when I got the news. One of my dearest friends in wine died suddenly yesterday and I’m still in shock that he’s gone. Another cruel reminder about living … 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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Along the Blue Danube

Some pictures from my recent Blue Danube masterclass at VinCE 2014 in Budapest.  The idea was to show a wine from every country that the Danube flows through or meets ( with two exceptions – Hungary because it would have … Continue reading

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