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Hey Paris, we are going!

Wine Paris expo debut was more than succesful last year, wine writers, buyers lauded the event loudly, and as a consequence the 2nd edition is going to be larger (joined with Vinexpo). We, as Hungarianwines participated at the predecessor Vinisud and last year at Wine Paris, and we can justify…

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Did you know? Tokaj and its pre-historic vine

Century old, thick and wrinkled vines are relatively easy to find, but how about million-year-old vines? Tokaj boasts with the second oldest classification system from 1737 (after Chianti and before Port), but a lesser known fact is that probably the oldest fossil vine from Miocene age was found in the…

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Furmint February 2.0 in London

The 1.0 version was so successful that the organizer Wines of Hungary UK received an award for the Best Trade Campaign. The event will take place on 29 January in Merchant Taylors’ Hall, 30 (Threadneedle Street in London).

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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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Szamorodni – a delicious entrance to Tokaj?

Tokaji Aszú is a time consuming style, botrytised berries are picked one by one, plus botrytis does not come according to the timetable. Szamorodni is another traditional Tokaj style with a more affordable price, with fabulous examples. VinCE wine magazine has recently held its panel tasting of Szamorodni wines, featured…

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