Sunday January 26, 2020

Wines that came in from the cold

Growing up in a cold northwestern corner of the Soviet Union, Roman Kruglikov could hardly have dreamed that his future lay in selling wine from a country that had not existed since the Middle Ages to hundreds of thousands of former eastern bloc citi

9th August, 2008

Growing up in a cold northwestern corner of the Soviet Union, Roman Kruglikov could hardly have dreamed that his future lay in selling wine from a country that had not existed since the Middle Ages to hundreds of thousands of former eastern bloc citizens in Ireland.

It has all come to pass for Kruglikov, however, and for many of his fellow former eastern merchant adventurers.

Kruglikov grew up in the Soviet republic of Latvia in...

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