Category Archives: Hungary

Hungary’s Winemaker of Winemakers and Friend of the Winemakers Awards 2018

Janos Konyari (RIP) was a worthy winner of the 2018 Winemaker of Winemakers’ award in Hungary last week, though congratulations are also due to the other shortlisted winemakers, all superb winemakers in their right. More details here   I was … Continue reading

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Hungary’s indigenous grapes

From a masterclass I led last week at SITT in London.   http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/23205/Plotting_the_indigenous_jewels_on_Hungary_92s_wine_map.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=Harpers%2Bnewsletter%2BIssue%2B293

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Hiding its light under a rock

Latest piece on 2018’s most exciting wine destination – Hungary, written for The Wine Society.  https://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-wine-regions-hungary-2018?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20180202&utm_content=cta_link3_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?TDXnKKPCJu8JjCJBM6DyD2gLnHkENRatT&

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A Breathtaking Harvest

2017 may be the opportunity Hungary has been waiting for.  While so much of Western Europe was hit by late frost and hail, many producers in Hungary are  reporting one of the best ever harvests. More here http://winehungary.co.uk/2017-harvest-in-hungary/

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Knock on Wood

  latest article. for Wine of Hungary newsletter, having a look at why Hungarian oak is so popular. http://winehungary.co.uk/knock-on-wood-hungarian-oak/  

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A Touch of Blue

Today a little look into Central Europe’s best blue-skinned grape – which grows under many guises including Kekfrankos, Blaufrankisch, Frankova, Lemberger and many more. Written for Wine of Hungary’s newsletter. http://winehungary.co.uk/a-touch-of-blue/

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Two Decades of Tokaji – the history of a wine region in 20 glasses

“It’s been wonderful to participate in the renewal of the Tokaji region, and to see great Tokaji being made again” according to Christian Seely of AXA Millésimes, owners of Disznókő in Tokaj. Seely was in London for a fantastic and … Continue reading

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