The Drinking Hour podcast: going east, Portugal and own-brand wine

In episode 11 of the IWSC and Food FM's weekly podcast, The Drinking Hour, David Kermode explores why we should be drinking more Eastern European wines with The Wine Society buyer Freddy Bulmer

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This week, host David Kermode heads east to look at the wines and styles we should be searching for in Eastern Europe. Freddy Bulmer of The Wine Society talks about the superb value, and rich history, of wines from Hungary, Croatia and Bulgaria.

Plus, do you know how own-brand wine is chosen? Rebecca Palmer of Corney & Barrow explores massive category, detailing how everyone from supermarkets to fine wine brokers pick the bottles that represent them.

And this week’s Desert Island choice comes from Dirceu Vianna Junior MW, who takes us through the endlessly fascinating wines of Portugal.

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