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Wine for a Year: Raining Beauty

There is something about farmland that calls us. Well, it calls me, anyway. I’m out away from the city. I can listen to the close sounds of birds, and the quiet, distant sounds of tractors, and on this day, the … Continue reading

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The Coolest Cellar I’ve Seen So Far, Dobogó Pince

So I’ve started to write a post three times now. I’ve got nothing really to say, at least not that I can write in the time I have available today. This is in Dobogó Pince, a Tokaj winery which produces … Continue reading

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Wine Glasses, Pannonhalmi Apátsági Pince, Pannonhalma, Hungary

Of course, the second best thing about doing a wine project is drinking wine. This particular winery, part of the Pannonhalma Abbey, has been in operation since 996 CE. It was briefly interrupted during the communist period, because, well, the … Continue reading

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Wine Hose, Balatonlelle, Hungary

Most of us, when we think about wine, think about the bottle, the crystal glasses, the barrels and vats in the cellar, maybe the grapes on the vine. We don’t often think about the complex process of manufacturing a food … Continue reading

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Caged Wine, Konyári Pince, Balatonlelle, Hungary

There is something about seeing the huge cages full of wine in a winery’s warehouse that makes me believe the world is a good place. A farmer has followed a tradition going back 9000 years or more, growing grapes, harvesting … Continue reading

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