Hungary makes a wide range of wines; from many unique, classic varieties that cannot be found elsewhere in the world. Kékfrankos, Kadarka, Furmint, Hárslevelű, Irsai Olivér, Cserszegi Fűszeres, Királyleányka, Juhfark, Kéknyelű are just a few traditional Hungarian wine grapes that are used for famous wines such as Bulls Blood, Tokaji Aszu, Tokaji Szamorodni, Tokaji Essencia.
I continue my report with the white wines. In the second part I introduce the white wines from the Winery of the Year 2013, also wines from the Tolna and Zala region. IKON Borászat (IKON Winery) IKON Winery is situated in Rádpuszta, near Balatonlelle on the south shore of Lake Balaton. The vineyards of Rádpuszta
After a 3 years absence due to my business commitments in the United Kingdom I have had a chance to visit the 22nd International Wine Festival in Budapest at the Buda Castle (Budai Vár) this September. I tasted many wines but let’s see the facts by numbers. 82 wines 13 wineries 9 regions 2 days
Several new wine had arrived to our UK warehouse from the following 8 regions: Balatonfüred – Csopak region, Balatonlelle region, Eger region, Etyek-Buda region, Mátra region, Somló region, Szekszárd region, Villány region. They will be available soon but revealed one by one. Help us to decide which wine should be available sooner. Please choose a
Limited Edition Wine Our latest pride is a limited edition Furmint. Every bottle is individually numbered! We secured 60 bottles from the total of 575 was made. zsomBor is a semi-dry Furmint made in 2011. A little bit about the name: Zsombor is a Hungarian male name. The Managing Director of Pannon Tokaj
Hungarian Masterclass with the Hungarian Wine House Hungarian Wine House hosted a wine tasting this year in July. It was held at the Hungarian Cultural Centre at Convent Garden London, which belongs to the Hungarian State (but no passport is need it to enter the building). Our aim was different this time, approaching the general
History Hungarian wine has a history dating back to at least Roman times. The best-known wines are the white dessert wine Tokay (Tokaji) and Bull’s Blood (Egri Bikavér), a full-bodied red wine. The Romans brought vines to Pannonia, and by the 5th century AD, there are records of extensive vineyards in Hungary. Following the Magyar
The smell Maybe it sounds strange, but first we taste with our nose. If we plug our nose in a complex wine, a kind of feeling may arise that a full lexicon of data, sensation, impression break into our neck. The real fun starts here. Breathe deeply the wine fragrance what emerging in the glass.
First Steps … What you would like to know about wine tasting! Wine is a luxury product or we can call a panacea. Besides the fact that it is able to both energize and relax, launch discussions with the winemaker with your friends or your love. So it is not the point, that where, when
Eiswein Designates German wines produced from grapes frozen on the vine, and pressed while still frozen. Freezing concentrates not just the sugar in the grapes, but also acidity and extract. For best results, a frost of at least -8 °C/18 °F is required, for which grapes are generally harvested between five and eight in the
The Hungarian Wine House (Magyar Borház) is a primarily online trading wine house founded by a young Hungarian, living in London for several years.