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”
If I say Greek wine, what do you say? You might reply “Retsina…” shaking your head in disbelief. Unfortunately! And so unfair. Unfair to both Retsina and Greek wine as a whole. Greek wine is so much more than Retsina and modern times Retsina is so much more and so much better than the horrificFortsæt læsning “Greece – From the cradle of European wine”
The internet – more specifically company websites – is becoming an increasingly important part of successfully promoting and selling your wines. More than one year after the outburst of the COVID-19 pandemic this is even more so than ever. With the hospitality sector and even entire countries still more or less locked down, producers needFortsæt læsning “Sauska Winery won Interwine Awards 2021 – the best Hungarian wine producers’ websites named”
Not many countries in the world come with a history of winemaking to match that of Hungary, yet Hungary remains such a well kept secret to many a wine drinker, even to this very day. Back in the 18th century Hungary used to be the world’s third biggest wine producer with roughly 570,000 hectare underFortsæt læsning “Hungary – a New Old World or a New New World”
How often has Hungary not been named a future top destination for wine tours. Forget about the future. The future is now!These days, Hungary is such a great destination for wine and food, and statement was fully confirmed during a quick ‘tour de force’ through Hungary last August. Budapest-Tokaj-Villany-Budapest in only four days! It sortFortsæt læsning “From Tokaj to Villány – Hungarian wine anno 2020 in just four days(!)”
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