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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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Tokaj Part 1: Sweet Relevance

Tokaj Part 1: Sweet Relevance

HUNGARY There is a new article on Tokaj by Blue Danubian Eric Danch featured on GuildSomm.com. It is the first of two installments and it provides some...
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A Brief Intro to Georgian Wines and Where to Get Them

A Brief Intro to Georgian Wines and Where to Get Them

GEORGIA “Yes, these are the orange wines you’ve been hearing about but don’t call them that to a Georgian,” writes wine writer and editor...
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Bringing Tokaj to the US – Samuel Tinon

Bringing Tokaj to the US – Samuel Tinon

HUNGARY I just happened to be listening to an interview with British wine writer Hugh Johnson last week (a major investor in Tokaj in his own right)...
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Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #70: Gotsa Mtsvane

#WineWednesday Spotlight #70: Gotsa Mtsvane

GEORGIA With 94 points out of 100, the Gotsa Mtsvane 2013 was one of James Melendez AKA James the Wine Guy‘s top Top 100 Wines for 2016: Exotic...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #69: doqi Kisi Qvevri

#WineWednesday Spotlight #69: doqi Kisi Qvevri

GEORGIA This is an Instagram contribution from certified sommelier and food/travel writer Peter Weltman: doqi Kisi Qvevri 2014: 2014 doqi, kisi, Kakheti,...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #68: Fekete Hárslevelű

#WineWednesday Spotlight #68: Fekete Hárslevelű

HUNGARY This week, we have a festive contribution from Kit Pepper of Kit’s Underground Wine & Spirits: Buying a fresh truffle has become an...
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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

TRAVEL

Uncorking the Caucasus: Wines from Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia

Uncorking the Caucasus: Wines from Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia

In May 2015—after four years of deliberating and planning together—Charine Tan and Dr Matthew Horkey sold almost all of their... More Travel

SLOVENIA

Wine Awesomeness: Best Wine Club for Beginners

Wine Awesomeness: Best Wine Club for Beginners

Launched in 2012, Wine Awesomeness is a popular wine club focused on helping millennials learn about cool wines from around the world without being... More Slovenia

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
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