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Rediscovering Central and Eastern Europe

Rediscovering Central and Eastern Europe

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Event Description

Central and Eastern Europe has vineyards that date from Roman times, producing wines celebrated by Kings and Queens. So where did it all go wrong?

The twentieth century was not kind to Central and Eastern European winemakers. The heavy hand of communism, wars, scandal and disease all but undid a centuries old wine culture.

Today the essential ingredients for a twenty first century revival are in play. Climate, ancient grape varieties, old world wisdom, new world investment and more than a pinch of passion.

These are the ingredients for a fascinating tasting. Specialist importer Vida Wines has the local knowledge and a mission to bring us exciting new Central and Eastern European wines that we can’t find anywhere else in the UK.

From established icons to rising stars expect quality wines from new countries, unusual grapes and great value. The tasting will showcase classics from Austria and Hungary alongside rising stars from Romania and Bulgaria

The eight wines to be tasted: (final selection may be subject to availability)

Austria  Johannes Trapl Zweigelt Red 2020 £15.79

Austria  Winzerhof Sax Gruner Veltliner Kamptal DAC White 2019 £14.49

Hungary Kvaszinger Tokaj Dry Furmint White 2020 £13.99

Hungary Heimann & Fiai Szekszard Kekfrankos  Red 2018 £15.79

Romania Lechburg Feteasca Neagra Organic Red 2019 £21.69

Romania Lechburg Gewurztraminer Dry White 2020 £20.19

Bulgaria Vidinska Gamza Winery  Gamza Red 2017 £17.69

Bulgaria Borovitsa  Chardonnay White 2020 £16.09 

Join us and lift the curtain on new wave Europe.

How to get there

Blackfriars Newcastle
Friars Street
NE1 4XN

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