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    WWC 41 – Malgorzata Partyka

    Number 41 in our series of published entrants into our wine writing competition comes from Poland. My name is Malgorzata Partyka and I am a…

    16 Mar 2017 Guest contributor
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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
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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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    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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    Benevolence in Transylvania

    This is a longer version of an article published by the Financial Times.The idea was so blissfully simple. Why hadn’t I come across it before? A major…

    17 Jan 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Nick eats in Romania

    There were numerous reasons for accepting an invitation to speak at the first wine and food event to be held in Timișoara in the heart of western…

    7 Jan 2015 Nick Lander
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    Romania - land of hope

    See also Nick eats in Romania. Wine and Romania are virtually synonymous. The country has more land under vine than Australia, South Africa or…

    7 Jan 2015 Jancis Robinson
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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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    Romanian invasion

    Those of us in Britain are keenly aware that from next Wednesday we will be invaded by hordes of Romanians and Bulgars in search of our jobs and our…

    27 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
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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
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    The Daily Drinker

    The other day I had the pleasure of trying six wines from a UK wine merchant that comprised a Moravian from the Czech Republic, two Greeks, a…

    12 Apr 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Three of Romania's brightest stars

    Claudia Pendred, a talented veteran of the Pol Roger Business School Alumni blind tasting competition, is currently stationed in Bucharest and sends…

    23 Dec 2010 Guest contributor
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    Romanian wines today

    5 Jan - See comments from Australia in the box below. Claudia Pendred is a British banker, wine lover and regular star performer in the…

    4 Jan 2010 Guest contributor
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    A taste of Romania

    Romania has about 180,000 hectares (c 445,000 acres) under vine, down from a pre-war peak of 240,000 but only about a quarter of that area produces…

    4 Oct 2007 Julia Harding MW