Grape

Tamás Borbély (Photo by Zsolt Szigetváry)
Meet Mr Olaszrizling!

Olaszrizling grape variety is the most widely planted white grape in Hungary. (In fact not exactly, the so called Bianca took the lead, but that one is a grape for mass production, thus Olaszrzling is No1 regarding grapes for quality wines.) It is an amazingly versatile variety. Lovely when consumed…

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Olívia – the enchanting blend

If you like aromatic grapes, you might have heard of Irsai Olivér, an indigenous Hungarian grape. In spite of the rumors, the name of the grape was not sold for money (by the breeder who was reported to be a gambler). The story is false, the breeder, Pál Kocsis gave…