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Don’t fear the Juhfark

Don’t fear the Juhfark

HUNGARY The book Wine Grapes refers to Juhfark (Yew-fark) as “perhaps the least modern or internationally appealing of Hungarian varieties.” Sold! We...
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An Interview With Sales Manager Eric Danch

An Interview With Sales Manager Eric Danch

HUNGARY Blue Danube California Sales and Hungarian Portfolio Manager Eric Danch discusses the state of the California market, the appeal indigenous grapes,...
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Pannon-demic Outbreak: Bott Frigyes, Wetzer, Kolonics, Apátsági and Heimann

Pannon-demic Outbreak: Bott Frigyes, Wetzer, Kolonics, Apátsági and Heimann

HUNGARY The final container of 2018 is a coincidental snapshot of some of my favorite things happening in the region. We’ve added another Somlói tier...
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Moldy grapes are better

Moldy grapes are better

HUNGARY Most of the 2018 fruit is in across the portfolio, and seeing all of the harvest action over social media is a reminder of how diverse and special...
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Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #162: Rosenhof Chardonnay TBA

#WineWednesday Spotlight #162: Rosenhof Chardonnay TBA

AUSTRIA The 200th anniversary of “Silent Night” is the perfect occasion to taste Austria’s sweet wines writes author Anne Krebiehl MW for the Wine...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #161: Fekete Hárslevelű

#WineWednesday Spotlight #161: Fekete Hárslevelű

HUNGARY Blogger and wine educator Matthew Gaughan likes to write about the different wine regions and grape varieties of the world. “What an...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #160: Balla Géza Fetească Neagră

#WineWednesday Spotlight #160: Balla Géza Fetească Neagră

NEWS “We wine geeks get our kicks from scarce grapes of which tiny amounts are grown, but sometimes so excited are we that we forget to consider...
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HUNGARY

A record number of lots for the 6th Great Tokaj Wine Auction

A record number of lots for the 6th Great Tokaj Wine Auction

It’s hard to believe that it was three years ago this month that Blue Danubians Eric and Frank were inducted to the illustrious Confrérie de... More Hungary

AUSTRIA

World Class Organic Wines from Austria

World Class Organic Wines from Austria

Austria is now home to some of the best organic winemakers. We’re proud to represent the very gifted Ilse Maier of Weingut Geyerhof and Dorli... More Austria

HUNGARY

It’s Springtime! Megjött a kikelet!

It’s Springtime! Megjött a kikelet!

When French eonologist Stéphanie Berecz founded Kikelet Pince with her husband Zsolt in Tarcal, Tokaj, she wanted a name that was easy to write... More Hungary

SLOVENIA

That’s what I do. I drink Peneče and I know things…

That’s what I do. I drink Peneče and I know things…

Whenever I hear Pétillant-naturel, methode ancestrale, Pét-nat, or even Peneče, I don’t immediately think Loire, I think Berkeley. Back in... More Slovenia