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  • Article Don't quote me

    Book reviews 2017 – new Old World

    Georgia, Croatia and Hungary have a long history of winemaking. I could have put these books with the Old World reviews, but it many ways it seems…

    3 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    Graševina, Croatia's crucial Welschriesling

    There is officially a total of 21,000 ha (51,890 acres) of vineyard in Croatia (there were 170,000 ha before phylloxera struck) but the average…

    17 Aug 2017 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Delicious Dalmatia

    According to Daniel Boulud, the French-born, New York-based but peripatetic chef, the preparation of first courses is a far more attractive…

    27 May 2017 Nick Lander
  • Article Free for all

    The politics of Zin

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also Celebrating Tribidrag in Croatia. Could the name of a wine grape possibly be…

    13 May 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Celebrating Tribidrag in Croatia

    See also The politics of Zin.A recent wine event in Croatia was dedicated to a single grape variety, but it became increasingly difficult to know what…

    12 May 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    East of Venice assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages.  Jancis writes These 113 tasting notes come from an extraordinary diversity of locations and are grouped by…

    25 Aug 2016 Team JR
  • Article Free for all

    End of an iconic Croatian winemaker

    Miquel Hudin is a wine writer based in Priorat. While taking a ferry from the Croatian city of Split to his home on the island of Hvar, winemaker…

    28 Mar 2016 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    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…

    16 Dec 2015 Team JR
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    Balkan wines - united by diversity

    It is hard to think of a name that resounds with greater political and historical intrigue and conflict than the Balkans. Happily there was no such…

    21 Jul 2015 Julia Harding MW
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    East of Venice assortment

    While recovering from a wonderful Barolo Night last night with its glorious array of 2010s, we present the first of a run of collections of tasting…

    24 Nov 2014 Team JR
  • Article Tasting articles

    Come in, Croatia

    This year is Croatia's 21st birthday - a coming of age. She's grown into a great beauty, with much to offer both the tourist and the gourmet. Her…

    20 Dec 2013 Tamlyn Currin Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Tam on Istria, Croatia - a guide

    Tam's trip to Istria, north-west Croatia, spawned not only a wealth of detailed tasting notes but also highly evocative descriptions of people, places…

    20 Dec 2013 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    Croatia beyond Istria

    Since Tamlyn so comprehensively covered the Istria region of Croatia in her recent series, my mission at the annual London tasting of Croatian wines…

    2 Nov 2012 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    Istrian tasting notes - new blood

    The following producers (listed alphabetically) have been established relatively recently (post 1990). See also these tasting notes on wine made…

    24 Aug 2012 Tamlyn Currin
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    Istrian tasting notes - established producers

    The wines below (in alphabetical order by producer) are from producers who have been established in Istria for several generations. See also my…

    23 Aug 2012 Tamlyn Currin