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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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Another perfect match: Furmint and Japanese Temaki

Pairing wine and food happens all the time, but perfect pairings are rare. Furmint is an extremely versatile grape variety, and it is proved with every pairing. While yesterday we presented an a stunning match of Furmint and tapas, now a far more exotic pairing is introduced: Furmint and Ebi…

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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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Grand Tokaj

The company was founded by the Hungarian State in 1948 and has been in her ownership ever since. The winery known as Tokaj Kereskedőház after 1993 has changed it’s name to Grand Tokaj in 2016 to emphasise the company’s all-time key role in the Tokaj Wine Region and to announce…

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A brand new documentary of the Tokaj icon István Szepsy

The 50 minutes documentary was being shot for six years, and it introduces the winemaker, his philosophy and his fellow winemakers’ opinion from the village Mád. The film made by journalist Hedvig Tallián and Gábor Tóth will have the first night in cinema on 8 December in Budapest, but all…

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Furmint is the flagship wine – or maybe not?

VinCE Magazine, Hungary’s leading wine magazine has a panel tasting each month, the latest issue dealt with dry Furmint wines. It is a delicate topic, since most of the winemakers are adamant on putting Furmint on the flags. They must be right: Furmint has distinctive characteristics regarding aromas and flavours,…

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Béres Winery

Motivated by the love of Tokaj and its wines, in 2002 the Béres family decided to create a 45 hectare estate in the heart of the Tokaj Wine Region. The plantations are based on the local white grape varieties, most importantly furmint and hárslevelű.