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Too cold to drink rosé? No way!

Too cold to drink rosé? No way!

SLOVENIA Should you drink Rose in Winter? What about having Rose for Valentine’s Day? In his latest Wine Column, wine and food writer for The Washington...
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“I am Tribidrag” Conference

“I am Tribidrag” Conference

CROATIA Jancis Robinson’s logic in deciding that Tribidrag should be the prime name of the grape variety that also appears in almost identical forms...
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First Ever International #FurmintDay  is February 1st

First Ever International #FurmintDay is February 1st

HUNGARY Back in 2012 Blue Danube attended a large tasting called “Furmint Februar” at the Museum of Hungarian Agriculture in Budapest. 55 producers...
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Tokaj Part 2: Quality Over Quantity

Tokaj Part 2: Quality Over Quantity

HUNGARY This is the second article on Tokaj by Blue Danubian Eric Danch featured on GuildSomm.com. This one focuses on how a new generation is embracing...
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Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #76: Amiran Otskhanuri Sapere

#WineWednesday Spotlight #76: Amiran Otskhanuri Sapere

GEORGIA Today, an Instagram contribution by wine lover Michael Trainor @awordtothewine: have you tried the Amiran Otskhanuri Sapere 2015 with Cigarillos?...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #75: Fekete Bela Juhfark

#WineWednesday Spotlight #75: Fekete Bela Juhfark

HUNGARY This is another great contribution from Kerry Winslow over at Grapelive: Fekete Bela Juhfark 2012: The 2012 Juhfark, looks set to be the second...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #74: Gulor Sayeste Öküzgözü Boğazkere

#WineWednesday Spotlight #74: Gulor Sayeste Öküzgözü Boğazkere

NEWS The Gulor Sayeste Okuzgozu Boğazkere 2011 is our first #WineWednesday Spotlight from Turkey! Do you know that since the beginning of the month, we...
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Tasting Events

Masterclass on volcanic wines with John Szabo MS in NY
NEW YORK Rouge Tomate Chelsea, 126 W 18th St New York, NY 10011
Masterclass on volcanic wines with John Szabo MS in SF
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO The San Francisco Wine School, 415 Grand Ave #301 South San Francisco, CA 94080
Wines of Hungary at K&L Wine Merchants
HOLLYWOOD K&L Wine Merchants 1400 Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90028
Furmint Tasting at Lou's Wine Shop
LOS ANGELES Lou's Wine Shop 1911 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

HUNGARY

Hungarian Superstitions for Szilveszter (New Year’s Eve)

Hungarian Superstitions for Szilveszter (New Year’s Eve)

It’s important to mix superstitions and alcohol whenever possible. Hungarians have a bevy of both, but especially when it concerns Szilveszter.... More Hungary

GEORGIA

The Republic of Georgia – Everyone needs to go here

The Republic of Georgia – Everyone needs to go here

It’s a tall order to put together a concise sales pitch for the wines of The Republic of Georgia because the food, language, culture, grapes,... More Georgia

TRAVEL

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia: A Detox to Retox Adventure!

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia: A Detox to Retox Adventure!

Stefani Jackenthal is an adventure travel & wine journalist. She likes to write about outdoor activities in wine regions, seeking out sporty,... More Travel
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