Points east – a compilation


Julia writes: This collection of 159 tasting notes, like all the others listed in this guide, is a team effort, a gathering together of reviews from occasions many and various over the last few months. The regions of origin here are particularly eclectic, from Eastern Europe to India, via Israel, the Lebanon and Turkey, circling back to North Africa. 

Observant readers will spot a large number of reviews of Romanian wines. These were almost all collected during the second ROvinHUd wine fair last month in Timișoara. For more on this excellent initiative, see Jancis’s description of its maiden voyage...