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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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Meet Zsuzsa Babarczi at the 3rd Hungarian Gettogether

Hungarianwines.eu will organize “the garden party of Hungarian wine” again, on 16 August. It is a lucky date – in Hungary events are allowed only after the 15th August. The venue is Patricius Winery, which happens to celebrate its 20th birthday this year. 300 invited winelovers and professionals gather to…

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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 Tokaj Dry by Zsirai Winery

When the trend of dry wines of Tokaj wine region began, there was a hot debate whether to emphasise Furmint, the main grape variety (which is great indeed, but grown elsewhere as well, outside Tokaj) or just the word dry, to express the region’s capacity of producing stunning dry whites.

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An easy-to-make delicacy with poppyseed

Poppyseed in crucial in Hungary. When we joined the EU, banning the use of poppyseed was an issue, and to calm things down, the government had to demonstrate that yes, we are allowed to go on cooking with poppyseed – so we had an EU festival with free “mákos guba”…

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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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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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EzerYO at the 2nd Hungarian Gettogether

Have you ever tasted Ezerjó? It is an indigenous Hungarian grape almost exclusively grown in Mór wine region, the second smallest wine region. It is hard to „tame” it because of its relatively high acidity, but in good hands it can give great wines.

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