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Tokaj rocks on JancisRobinson.com!

Again a good piece of news to greet the weekend: Tamlyn Currin (in the photo), who has previously described several Furmint wines from Hungary, now visits Tokaj wine region and she is imressed by the diverse soils of the volcanic mountains. “Those volcanic soils – rhyolite, rhyodacite, dacite, andesite, basalt,…

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“It has an almost Mosel-like balance, …

… yet it does not try to imitate Rieslings. Finesse and elegance from start to finish” – this description comes from a wine blogger, Zoltán Németi, who considers the protagonist of his post, Barta Öreg Király single vineyard Furmint 2018 “simply one of the greatest dry Tokaji Furmints” he has ever…

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Dry Furmint with refreshing tapas – recipe

If it comes to Tokaj and Furmint, Barta Cellar is a must mention. His single vineyard Furmint wine from Öreg Király (‘Old King’) vineyard has received numerous national and international acknowledgements, just lately it has been selected Wine of the Month by VinCE Magazin, and we have reported how Tamlyn…

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10 Best Hungarian Wines by Independent UK

“Take note of Hungary, a country that’s capable of becoming one of Europe’s most fruitful and rewarding wine areas“ – says John Clarke on Independent.co.uk. He draws attention to the fact, that Hungary is much more, than the producer of “Queen Victoria’s favourite tipple”, sweet Tokaji.

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Who is the next winemaker on the floor?

While in Hollywood you can see names of celebrated movie stars in Walk of Fame, in Budapest, Hungary you can see similar stars, but they belong to celebrated winemakers. Borászok borásza (Winemaker of the Winemakers) is an award with great prestige, because the winner is selected by the winemakers themselves,…

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Young folks & great HUN wines at Wine Paris

The 2nd grandiose Wine Paris opens on Monday, and Hungarian wines will be there to carry new message: our wines are not only good, but – thanks to young folks, who do not only follow traditions but innovate at the same time – these are wines with personality. Tállya, Mád,…

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Barta Wines – the „OMG” story continues

As we reported less than a year ago, Tamlyn Currin wine writer of JancisRobinson.com could not find the word for Barta Öreg Király Furmint, so she began her wine description with the rather unusual start as indicated in the title. She is not the only one using superlatives when it…

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7th November: Hungarian wines & food in Berlin

The Hungarian Embassy will hold a food and wine tasting for the 9th time in Berlin. Outstanding wines and food products will be presented for the German restaurateurs, wine professionals, but foodies and winelovers are also welcome. The all day event is free of charge, but registration is needed.

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