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    Our spring 2019 collection – points east

    Some wines worth seeking out – and some not – from Greece, Lebanon, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia, all east of Venice. See this…

    1 Apr 2019 Team JR
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    WWC 39 – Daniel Ercsey

    Here is the 39th published entry into our wine writing competition, as penned by Daniel Ercsey. Budapest-based journalist and wine writer. Studied…

    14 Mar 2017 Guest contributor
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    ​WWC 4 - Dr Matthew Horkey

    You may be wondering why we sometimes publish one and sometimes both of the articles submitted in our hugely popular wine writing competition. We…

    21 Nov 2016 Guest contributor
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    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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    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
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    Austro-Hungarian wine empire germinates

    There’s no doubt in my mind and on my palate that there is huge potential for Hungarian reds and dry whites, even if it is Tokaji in the far east of…

    8 Nov 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Riga - more than the Eurovision Song Contest

    A month ago I judged on a stage in a new hall in Riga, Latvia, on which millions of eyes, ears, cameras and microphones would soon be focused for the…

    1 Jun 2003 Nick Lander
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    Some Slovenian wines

    Slovenia is like an eastern extension of Friuli in north east Italy or, as the Slovenians might put it, Friuli is effectively a western extension of…

    24 Apr 2003 Jancis Robinson