Author - Ovidiu Draghici

romanian red wines - romanian white wines - Corvin Castle

Romanian Red Wines – Romanian White Wines: if you’re after a bargain

Brows are furrowed among European winemakers and their UK customers. The slump in sterling has already hit the cost of our wine imports, and the disastrous 2017 harvest. Yields are down by 50% or more in some regions – means things are only going to get worse. Those with a sharp eye for value are now looking to eastern Europe, and to those countries shaking off their Soviet shackles and reviving historic winemaking traditions. Wine has been made in Romania...

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Danube Valley Wines reviewed by Rose Murray Brown MW

Europe’s second longest river, the Danube, flows through ten different countries.  All of these countries have vineyards alongside the river valley – although we only see wine from seven of these countries on our shelves in the UK: Germany, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Republic of Moldova. A trip down this famous river is a fascinating vinous adventure.  We begin at its source in Germany, head through Central and Eastern Europe on to the Danube Delta where the river...

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