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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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Georgian Wines are Exciting!

Georgian Wines are Exciting!

GEORGIA More than 500 varieties of native grapes. A multi-millennia-old winemaking tradition in clay vessel or qvevri. In fact, Georgia have been making...
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Schist Happens

Schist Happens

AUSTRIA The first time we starting turning over rocks and looking for producers in Eisenberg was 2014. The area is certainly thematically ripe for Blue...
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That’s what I do. I drink Peneče and I know things…

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

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

#WineWednesday Spotlight #157: Heimann Bikaver

#WineWednesday Spotlight #157: Heimann Bikaver

HUNGARY “When it comes to Hungarian wines, Tokaji immediately comes to your mind, but what about reds?” asks wine lover Dmitry over at russian_in_wine....
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #156: Gallay Zweigelt

#WineWednesday Spotlight #156: Gallay Zweigelt

HUNGARY “Bükk benefits from a merry band of winemaking talent” writes Budapest resident and wine writer Robert Smyth. “Discovering relatively...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #155: Gotsa Family Wines Chinuri

#WineWednesday Spotlight #155: Gotsa Family Wines Chinuri

GEORGIA “We’re on at least the third wave of orange wine,” thinks wine writer Jon Bonné in his article, The Insider’s Guide to Orange Wine, where...
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TRAVEL

Wine and gastronomy tour highlights amber and natural winemakers of Slovenia and Italy

Wine and gastronomy tour highlights amber and natural winemakers of Slovenia and Italy

Orange/natural wine expert Simon J Woolf and author of Amber Revolution, is partnering with Savor The Experience Tours to offer a tour of the amber... More Travel

CROATIA

Balkan Wine Box

Balkan Wine Box

As you drive up and down the Croatian coast and up into the Karst ridden hinterlands of Bosnia and Herzegovina, there is one constant smell: the... More Croatia

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

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
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