Barta winery

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An Canadian ex-lawyer’s wine guide to Hungary

Craig Heschuk had a “normal life” with a career in law, when – as he said – a “light bulb went off” and he turned to wine. He did it seriously, went to University of California Davis programme in Winemaking and Viticulture, and ever since that he has been working…

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Barta Winery

The estate was founded in 2003 by Barta family with the objective to revive Öreg Király vineyard (’Old King’ vineyard) of great prestige, abandoned since the 1950s. The estate was a royal estate as early as 1280, belonging to the queen of Hungary.