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    Not Hungary at all ...

    Perhaps Tam should enter this exciting Hungarian wine writing competition... At ten o’clock in the morning, sunlight pouring in from tall windows…

    6 Jun 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Royal Tokaji's first decade

    This was a tasting ten years and several centuries in the making. The purpose was to mark the first decade of production of the Royal Tokaji wine…

    12 Feb 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    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
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    Disznókő - an array of Aszú

    As well as skimping on our coverage of the Loire, we are probably guilty of giving the great dessert wines of Tokaj less attention than they deserve.…

    24 Mar 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 Inside information

    Tokaji trends

    Hungary’s legendary wine region is changing. Chris Boiling, who recently planted some Furmint vines at his vineyard in Slovenia, travels to the home…

    31 May 2016 Guest contributor
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    Diary of a dream - part 6

    Chris Boiling, who bought a small vineyard in Slovenia six years ago, finally unveils his wine in the UK - and turns his daughter's wedding into a…

    22 Mar 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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    Austro-Hungarians - Grüner and Furmint compared

    Several months ago I took part in a blind tasting of examples of Grüner Veltliner and dry Furmint, the two key white wine grapes of Austria and…

    2 Dec 2015 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    ​Királyudvar Furmint Sec 2012 Tokaj

    From $16.49, 4,800 forints  Find this wine This Hungarian dry white is so stunningly delicious, and so utterly autumnal (sorry, Australians), that…

    23 Oct 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    ​Braunewell Riesling trocken 2013 Rheinhessen

    Dry Riesling from €6.98, £10.95 Dry Furmint from 1,600 forint, €9.80, CA$17.15, £11.95, HK$128 Find the Braunewell Riesling Find the Dry Furmint With…

    4 Sep 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Hungary's reds - a progress report

    Chris Boiling presents the second of his Hungarian reports. See this earlier one on Hungarian whites. Hungary’s main indigenous red wine variety is…

    11 May 2015 Guest contributor
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    Hungary's whites - a progress report

    This is the first of two reports by Chris Boiling, Plumpton wine student who has previously reported on the Famoso grape and current trends in …

    6 May 2015 Guest contributor
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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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    Points east - autumn collection

    See this guide to our autumn collections. We offer you our most geographically diverse assortment of more than 70 wine reviews here, divided…

    5 Dec 2013 Team JR