TERM: Czech wines
- Hello everybody,
We received the following request for help on English names for Czech
wines on Svepomoc:
All this is not a problem in German but English????
I think that the most knowledgeable solution to your query can be
This is by Helena Baker ( helena.baker@... ). She is a leading
figure in Prague wine circles, acting as consultant to the
Prague Wine Society. She is also a freelance writer, columnist and
translator, wine taster and educator. She has written a guide to Czech
and Moravian wines.
You will also find further corroboration on:
Myself, I'd say that whereas there are many traditional German names
for Bohemian and Moravian wines, there are often no such
well-established English equivalents, usage does vary a lot and the
original unamended Czech names are often used.