Jamie Goode looks at neighbouring regions, and new fine wine hotspots, Burgenland in Austria and Sopron in Hungary. Once joined under the Austro-Hungarian Empire, today they share common grapes, terroir, and sometimes winemakers.
The magic of old vines: myth or reality?
Just as it’s often assumed that wine gets better with age – it doesn’t always - the words vieilles vignes are seen as a stamp of quality. Jamie Goode digs a little deeper.