Category Archives: Romanian Wine

Monşer Dobrogea Fetească Neagră – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Fetească Neagră is an indigenous grape to Romania,  There is no known lineage to other wine grapes at this point.  Very unique and markedly distinctive.  High acid, low alcohol. There is no known lineage to other wine grapes at this … Continue reading

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Romanian Wines – Four Thousand Years in the Making – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Romania is the 7th largest wine producer in Europe and 11th in the world.  There are approximately 195,000 hectares / 481,000 acres planted.   Romania has a rich tradition of viniculture for over 4 millennia–few nation-states can say the same.  According … Continue reading

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