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Celebrate the ‘sheep’s tail’ again in October!

The indigenous grape variety, Juhfark of the volcanic Somló wine region is best displayed at this annual grand tasting, this year on 17th October. 13 Somló producers present 24 Juhfark wines personally, workshops are also conducted and of course it is worth staying longer to visit the wineries.

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Coda di pecora – ‘Juhfark’ in the eye of an Italian

Davide Bortone, the editor in chief of Winemag.it has been stuck in Hungary, and though it must be hard for him, we are happy with the situation, because ha has been writing great and informative articles about Hungarian wines. His latest piece is a comprehensive guide to Juhfark grape (literally…

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New vintage ‘Hárslevelű’ from Kreinbacher, Somló

Kreinbacher Estate has gained its international fame with the méthode traditionnelle sparkling wines made in volcanic Somló wine region (just to mention the numerous trophies from Tom Stevenson’s CSWWC), but the estate dedicates equal attention to still wines made of local varieties as well.

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Tornai restaurant reopens in Somló

Though free shipping within Hungary (in case of purchasing minimum 6 bottles) still applies for Tornai wines, followers can now visit the restaurant of the winery at weekends and enjoy a relaxed lunch on the terrace. The winery is open every day: the wine terrace and wine shop is open…

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The Big Hungarian Grape Quiz

Are you a wine expert? Have you done some WSET courses? Do you work as a sommelier? It is time to check your knowledge of Hungarian grape varieties. If you ‘pass’, you will get an invitation to our August wine event!

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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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Hangover soup and its liquid friends

Sour cabbage, smoked knuckle, sausage, sour cream – the ingredients of a soup aimed to heal our stomach after New Year’s Eve party. But we can enjoy this delicious treat with wine as well. Which variety can handle the complexity of the soup? We have asked some experts.

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Top 4 Mundus Vini from Hungary

Dry whites are also to watch for! Hungarian wineries seemed to enjoy the summer not bothering about sending samples to wine competitions. Mundus Vini Summer Tasting had 4311 samples from all over the world, Italy was the most successful with 483 medals.

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3 instant reasons to visit Tornai Winery, Somló

Best great white wine, new chef, gratis „Love Wine” Juhfark: the best wine of a Carpathian variety The National Wine Competition (Országos Borverseny) has announced its results recently. This is the most important contest of Hungarian wines, this year 770 wines entered from 223 wineries. 51 experts evaluated the wines and altogether 234 medals…

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The sheep’s tail has never been so delicious!


New vintage Juhfark from Kreinbacher Estate Did you know that Somló wine region’s emblematicgrape, Juhfark is named after the sheep’s tail? The term refers to the elongated, cylindrical shape of the clusters. Juhfark is grown almost exclusively in the small volcanic hill of Somló, a small amount in Balatonfüred. Juhfark is…

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