Articles, Competitions and Talks

Forthcoming

April 2017: Profile of Balla Géza, Romania for Wines of Hungary

April 2017: The Royal Touch Wines of Kings and Queens for Bespoke Yachts

April 2017: Judging at the Decanter World Wine Awards

May 2017: Hungarian Rosé and Summer White wine masterclasses at the London Wine Trade Fair

May 2017: Review of Hungarian Rosés for Wines of Hungary

May 2017: Judging at The Drinks Business Rosé Masters

May 2017: Webinar on Who’s Who in Provence – the Mover’s and Shakers for the Wine Scholar Guild

May 2017: Judging at the International Rosé Championship, Krakow, Poland

October 2017 publication of  Rosé: Understanding the Pink Wine Revolution by Infinite Ideas Classic Wine Library

November 2017: Rosé article for binNotes | redThread

Past

2017

April 2017: Diary of a Master of Wine in Provence: Opening of the newly refurbished Maison des Vins

April 2017: New column ** Diary of a Master of Wine in Provence: Provence Wine at Trade Shows for Provencewinezine

March 2017 Wines of the Seafaring Greeks for Bespoke Yachts

March 2017: ‘Back to the Future: from Bubbles to Red’ Interview with Laszlo Romsics of Csanyi vineyards in Villány, Hungary for Wines of Hungary

March 2017: Szekszárd masterclass at VinCE, Budapest

March 2017: Participating in a magnum masterclass chaired by Liam Steevenson MW

March 2017: Rosé masterclass for the CIVP at Prowein

February 2017: Webinar on ‘Enigmatic Bandol’ for the WIne Scholar Guild

February 2017: Judging at the 17th International Wine and Spirits Competition, Thessaloniki, Greece

my team

February 2017: Review of Vinisud for Harpers.

January 2017: Masterclass at Vinisud on marketing Mediterranean wines in New York and London with Christy Canterbury MW and Sarah Abbott MW Write up in Harpers part 1 and part 2

January 2017: Masterclass at Vinisud on Rosé styles of the Mediterranean with Christy Canterbury MW and Sarah Abbott MW. Masterclasses announced in French press. Reviewed by Susan Manfull of Provencewinezine.

January 2017:  Masterclass at Vinisud Pic St Loup 2013 with Christy Canterbury MW

January 2017: On France 3 Languedoc-Roussillon

January 2017: Interview in Haut Courant

January 2017: Review of the Barta Winery in Tokaj and Nagygombos in Mátra for Wines of Hungary

January 2017: At Domaine St Jean, Bellet. talking about wine and Dry January on BBC radio 4

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2016

December 2016: Article on Kadarka for Blue Danube Wines

December 2016: Book review of ‘Contemporary Wine Studies: Dancing with Bacchus’ by Gareth Morgan and Richard

November 2016: Conference on marketing Cabernet Franc in Villány, Hungary with Caroline Gilby MW

Elizabeth Gabay at the Villány Franc Conference 2016

Elizabeth Gabay at the Villány Franc Conference 2016

November 2016: Kadarka masterclass at RoVinHuD, Timisoara, Romania

November 2016: Rosé masterclass at RoVinHuD, Timisoara, Romania

November 2016: article A Change in Barrels for Nomacorc

November 2016: Hungarian masterclass for Wines of Hungary at 67 Pall Mall, London

October 2016: Post for French Wine Explorers: Vineyard Holidays in Provence

September 2016: Provence rosé masterclass for Munskänkarna Swedish Wine Association of the Côte’dAzur

September 2016: Interview with Whine on the Rocks

September 2016: Review of Nimrod Kovacs in Eger and the variety Furmint for Wines of Hungary

September 2016: Provence: beyond rosé in Decanter magazine

July 2016: Article for binNotes | redThread on the Wines of Szekszard

June 2016: Post for French Wine Explorers on Buying a Vineyard in Provence

June 2016: Master Class on Wines of Hungary with Caroline Gilby MW for Wines of Hungary, London

June 2016: Tasting and review of international rosés for Decanter.com

June 2016: Introduction and Tasting Panel for Decanter magazine – International Rosés

June 2016: Tasting panel for The Drinks Business Rosé Masters

Drinks Business Tasting team

Drinks Business Tasting team for the Rosé Masters

June 2016: Led Provence Wine Tour for the Wine Scholar Guild

May 2016: Interviewed by Meg Houston Maker of Maker’s Table on Discovering The 2015 Provençal Rosés

May 2016: Article Rosé, at a Premium: A Growing Category, with a Greater Range of Profiles for Normacorc

April 2016: Post for French Wine Explorers on Provence and Hollywood

April 2016: Interviewed by Figyelő business weekly, following visit to wine region of Mátra (in Hungarian, for subscribers only)

March-May 2016: Presented series of four webinars on Provence and Rhone for the Wine Scholar Guild

March 2016: Present masterclasses for the Wines of HungaryCabernet Francs from Villány and Kékfrankos and Bikavers at Prowein trade show

March 2016: Talk on the wines of Eger and international marketing at Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences in Eger (then Eszterházy Károly College)

Elizabeth Gabay MW at Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences, Eger

Elizabeth Gabay MW at Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences, Eger

March 2016: Present masterclasses on Hungarian wine marketing for PannnBor: masterclass on Szekszard and tasting panel for Tokaj. Organised and chaired panel tasting of wines Along the Route of Alexander the GreatVinCE, Budapest. Written up in Meininger.

February 2016: Review Vinisud trade fair for Harpers. Submit detailed review for subscribers only

February 2016: Post for French Wine Explorers: Provence Markets

January 2016: Create and write the Provence wine manual and series of webinars on Provence for the Wine Scholar Guild (formerly French Wine Society)

2015

August 2015: Premium Rosés, Decanter. Extract. Quoted in this article on Premiumisation of wines.

June 2015: Judge at VinAgora Hungary

Vinagora Judges

Vinagora Judges

June 2015: Article on Sestri Levante in Riviera Reporter and on rivieragrapevine.com. I visited Sestri Levante with Robin Kick MW who wrote about our visit here.

April-May 2015: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards

April 2015: Judge at the Bulgarian wine competition Vino Balkanika

March 2015: Present French Wine Society Webinar on Provence

March 2015: Provence update of Oz Clarke’s Pocket Guide 2016

March 2015: Talking about the wines of Hungary. Prowein trade show, Germany

March 2015: Masterclass on the wines of Grand Tokaj with Caroline Gillby MW at VinCE, Budapest

March 2015: Masterclass on the Wine Route of Alexander the Great at VinCE, Budapest

March 2015: Masterclass on Szekszárd at VinCE, Budapest

February 2016: Two articles in Harpers trade magazine on Vinisud

2014

November 2014: Presenter of the wine course during MSC Splendida Mediterranean cruise. Article by a fellow MW (in German)

November 2014: Quoted in ‘Provence’s Dark Side’ on the red wines of Provence by Kristen Bieler

September 2014: Judge at annual competition of wines from the Thames and Chilterns Vineyards Association chaired by Patricia Stefanowich MW

August 2014: Review the 2013 Provence rosé vintage for Decanter

June 2014: Tour leader for Provence Immersion Wine Study week with The French Wine Society

May 2014: Provence vintage guide for the International Wine and Food Society

February 2014: Talk at VinCE, Budapest in two masterclasses: introducing the Masters of Wine and on Celebrities and Wine.

January 2014: Provence update of Oz Clarke’s Pocket Guide 2015

2013

June 2013: Present paper on Punch in the 18th Century at the Under Control Conference, London. Video of the talk

May 2013: Provence vintage guide for the International Wine and Food Society

April 2013: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards competition, including judging the wines of Languedoc- Roussillon under chair Rosemary George MW

April 2013: Article Wines of Greece, VinCe Magazine

April 2013: Review of Institute of Masters of Wine Masterclass on Vieux Chateau Certan, Pomerol, VinCe Magazine

February 2013: Submit news item that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie join forces with the Perrin Family, VinCe Magazine

Provence Contributor for Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Guide 2014

Provence Contributor for 2013 ed. Jancis Robinson’s World Atlas of Wine 2012

2012

December 2012: Article Anything But Rosé, VinCe Magazine

December 2012: Article Celebrity Wines, VinCe Magazine

September 2012: Wines of Lake Balaton for Wine Travel Guides, re-quoted in newyorkerchic.com

August 2012: Present Celebrity Wine Tasting VinCe Balaton

May 2012: Present paper Punch in Celebration Proceedings Oxford Food Symposium 2011

May 2012: Submit news item Hail Hits Provence Vineyards, Drinks Business, re-quoted in The Celestial Convergence and Vinhos Minha Vida

April 2012: Article Are Co-operatives the Solution? Drinks Business and quoted  on the Domaine Wachau website and on BoozeNews

April 2012: Article Good Wines from Co-operatives, VinCe Magazine

April 2012: Organise Vinalia Priora – Roman Wines and the Grand Tour talk and tasting at the Sir John Soane Museum, London

April 2012: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards Competition

March 2012: Submit news item  Chateau de Bellet Bought, Drinks Business, re-quoted in Viti-News

March 2012: Article Cult Wines, VinCe Magazine

Provence Contributor for Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Guide 2013

2011

June 2011: Judge at VinAgora competition, Pécs, Hungary, mentioned in Food and Wine Hungary with photos

April 2011: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards

Provence Contributor for Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Guide 2012

Provence Contributor winetravelguides.com 2010

2010

October 2010: Chaired the Institute of Masters of Wine Masterclass on the Wines of Austria and Hungary. Written up by Drinks Business and filmed.

April 2010: Article Jewish Food of Provence Jewish Renaissance

April 2010: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards

March 2010: Rosé Masterclass, VinCe Wine Festival in Budapest, Decanter Hungary and Béres dinner

Provence Contributor for Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Guide 2011

2009

Provence Contributor winetravelguides.com 2009

December 2009: Article Wines of the Alto Adige, Decanter Hungary

December 2009: Present Syrah tasting, Budapest, Hungary

December 2009: Judge for the Architectural Punch Bowl organised by Courvoisier and Bompass & Parr

December 2009: Punch at Home in the 1800s at the Sir John Soane Museum talk and tasting. Quoted here

November 2009: Punch: A Mirror of Politics and Fashion for the French Porcelain Society

May 2009: Current Trends for Rose Wine, Decanter Hungary

May 2009: Judge at the Mondial du Rosé, Cannes

May 2009: Indigenous vs International Varieties in Hungary Drinks Business Report on Hungary

April 2009: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards

March 2009: Article Wines of Provence‘, Decanter Hungary

Provence Contributor for Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Guide 2010

2008

Provence Contributor winetravelguides.com 2008

September 2008: Article The Hungary Gap (about wines of Hungary), Drinks Business

July 2008: Judge at VinAgora, Lake Balaton, Hungary. Full list of results

April 2008: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards

2007

April 2007: Judge at Decanter World Wine Awards

2006

January 2006:Article Hidden Hotspots of France (Buying Property in France), Homes Worldwide

2005

May 2005: Article  The Palazzo City (What to do in Genoa), The Italian magazine

May 2005: Article A Tantalising Taste of Hungary (Buying Property in Hungary), Homes Worldwide

April 2005: Article Brittany Hotspots (Buying Property in Brittany), Homes Worldwide

Spring 2005: Vintage Report 2004 for Provence and the Southern Rhone, Institute of Masters of Wine

February 2005: Article Starting a Business in France, Homes Worldwide

2004

October 2004: Article The French Riviera (Buying Property on the Riviera), Homes Worldwide

Spring 2004: Vintage Report 2003 for Provence and the Southern Rhone, Institute of Masters of Wine

2003

Spring 2003: Vintage Report 2002 for Provence and the Southern Rhone, Institute of Masters of Wine

March 2003: Article Term Time (about the French school system), French Property News

May 2002: Interviewed about Punch for Women’s Hour on BBC Radio 4

1997 Historic wines and champagne tastings at the Sir John Soane Museum

1991 Table Top Cooking in Public Eating , Oxford Symposium Proceedings 1991

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