Romania was created as a modern state on December 1st 1918 upon the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, after World War One. In 1920 the Treaty of Trianon give to Romania areas which had previously been part of Hungary,’ (The Economist, ‘Where borders are the migrants,’ 17 Nov 2018, p28). ‘Romania is smaller now than in 1918, but unlike its former neighbour, Yugoslavia, founded on the same day, it has at least survived,’ (The Economist, ‘Transylvania’s IT hub,’ 22 Dec 2018, p42).

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Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015).