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  • Article Inside information

    Jura, Jerez and Tokaj's flor show

    Jura and Savoie specialist Wink Lorch shares this report of a world first – a symposium on wines aged under film-forming yeast. Until this month,…

    19 Feb 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    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
  • Article Wines of the week

    Royal Tokaji's extraordinary 2013 Aszú wines

    Blue Label from 5,550 Hungarian forint, 92 Romanian leu, £21, 284.90 Norwegian kroner, €29.90, CA$48.75, $41.95, HK$55, 2,394 New Taiwan dollars,…

    17 Nov 2017 Richard Hemming MW
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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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    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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    Please try more sweet wines

    This article has been syndicated. See also our Bordeaux assemblage published tomorrow. Not much about wine makes me sad, but the average wine…

    27 Jul 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • 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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    Vega Sicilia - revolution not required

    Vega Sicilia’s new technical director Gonzalo Iturriaga de Juan, who arrived at the estate in September last year, has quickly picked up owner and CEO…

    1 Mar 2016 Julia Harding MW
  • 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
  • Article Wines of the week

    ​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
  • Article Inside information

    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
  • Article Tasting articles

    Royal Tokaji's 2008s

    One of the most obvious recent developments in meteorology has been that weather has become more extreme. There are more of those natural phenomena…

    2 Jun 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Running Dry in Tokaj

    Victoria Daskal is currently doing the OIV’s Master of Science in Wine Management at the University of Paris X. This involves travelling to 24…

    19 Jun 2008 Victoria Daskal