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Winemaker of the Winamekers Award announced!

Yesterday evening the winner of this prestigious Hungarian award was announced, and the winner is Károly Áts, chief winemaker of Grand Tokaj! The award has a special importance, because, as we wrote earlier, the winner is chosen by 49 other winemakers, thus the trade selects the best winemaker from trade…

Tamlyn Currin
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,…

Barta
“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…

Betsek
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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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…

Patricius
Muscat, the graceful dry wine

A beginner wine drinker usually starts with a member of the Muscat grape family – the fragrant, grapey aromas easily capture senses. Later, the more educated, especially the snobbish wine connoisseurs despise these aromatic wines, they consider them too easy, too simple.

Sauska
Evaluation: buy, buy, buy!

According to Zoltán Németi wine blogger on screwcapped.com Sauska Rosé 2019 from Villány is one of the best Hungarian rosé wines. “Poised, elegant, not a hair out of place. Crisp and refreshing, but acidity is integrated. There is some structure to it, well judged firmness that gives some length and…

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The most beautiful flower of all

Mother’s Day is coming closer, therefore wineries post several special offers and prize games to help celebrate mothers, grandmothers. Grand Tokaj winery has launched a Facebook prize game: people should comment about the importance of mother and child relationship – no matter on which side you are. Two winners will…

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