Well, it’s only been two months since my last update on Hungary and yet I am ready to update you, once again… Couldn’t we talk about recent developments from all wine producing countries of the world? Most definitely, but in the case of Hungary, changes and developments continue to be seen and felt with everyFortsæt læsning “What’s new in Hungarian wine… – and a world gone crazy!”
To most people, Switzerland is more about milk & honey (as in Toblerone) or fancy watches, than it is about wine and even to many a winelover, Swiss wine remains somewhat of a mystery. Something, you may have heard of but never had the chance to come by. The reason is obvious, as the SwissFortsæt læsning “Swiss wine – maybe, no longer such a hidden gem…“
Hárslevelű is so more than “the other” grape to Furmint in Tokaj. Hárslevelű, which is Furmint crossed with Tzimlyansky Belyi, is an aromatic, Hungarian variety first mentioned way back in the 18th century and used for both sweet and dry wines. It goes by many names including Budai Féher, Lindenblättrige and Lipovina. An offspring ofFortsæt læsning “Should not Hárslevelű be the next big thing out of Hungary”
It is time to participate in the Hungarian WebWineWriting Contest 2022. How does the oppotunity of winning a 4 days all-inclusive trip to Hungary sound to you? For the fifth year running hungarianwines.eu are organising their WebWineWriting Contest and this year three highly interesting categories have been chosen for you to write about: The HárslevelűFortsæt læsning “Hungarian WebWineWriting Contest”
Recent discoveries from Hungary– why Hungary continues to grow on me Hungary deserves recognition as a wine growing country, and ’Why Hungary deserves greater recognition in the world of wine’ was exactly the the header of Patrick Schmitt MW in his article on Drinks Business earlier this spring. And he is right, as is CarolineFortsæt læsning “Why Hungarian wine continues to grow on me”
– taking advantage of the excellent Danish fruit Not too far away from the second biggest city of Denmark, Århus, is the peninsula of Djursland, where you find the absolutely stunning area of Mols Bjerge. As beautiful as the area is, this article is about alcoholic beverages. The reason for this is Andersen. No, notFortsæt læsning “Danish wine – much more than grapes”
A few words on Cabernet Franc Cabernet Franc is believed to originate from Pais Vasco (Basque Country) in Spain, but today France has by far the biggest area planted with Cabernet Franc (36,948 ha per 2009) in the world. Cabernet Franc is predominantly known for being a component in Bordeaux blends, in part as anFortsæt læsning “Villányi Cabernet Franc”
Join me on virtual trip to Conegliano Valdobbiadene with Consorzio Tutela Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Since the turn of the Millennium, Prosecco has soared to the top of the charts with wine drinkers worldwide as Prosecco to many has become the synonym of partying, especially outdoor during summer. Sip your Prosecco poolside from your flûte,Fortsæt læsning “Conegliano Valdobbiadene– a sense of place!”
Every year in September the Danish Wine Award Show, ‘Dansk Vinskue’, is organised by ‘Foreningen Dansk Vin’ (FDV). This is the chance for Danish wine producers to show their wines to both colleagues, judges and a broader audience. Members of FDV submit their wines made from grapes or fruit (fruit wines are judged in aFortsæt læsning “Dansk Vinskue 2021 – Celebrating Danish Wine”
To many winelovers – even Italians – Abruzzo remains one of Italy’s best kept secrets. What a shame that is because Abruzzo has a rich culinary heritage to draw upon and beautiful wines come out of this region so beautifully tucked in between the Appennines with the Maiella and Gran Sasso National Parks and theFortsæt læsning “Abruzzo – an authentic and forgotten Italy”
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