Tokaji dessert wines such as Tokaji Aszú and Essencia is recommended to consume slightly chilled around 10 to 13 °C. Although drinking Tokaji Essencia on higher, room temperatures, the sweetness and aromas might appear more pronounced, the wine will also appear less fresh. Tokaji Szamorodni can be served at lower temperatures between 8 – 12
Bulls Blood (AKA Bikavér / pronounced: bik-ah-vair) name dates back to centuries. It originated from the siege of Eger Castle in 1552, during the Ottoman Wars in Europe. The legend holds; two thousand men, women and children defended the castle and triumpher over 30-40,000 Turks. Eventually, the vanquished declared, that the victors must have been
Tokaj or Tokaji? Generally speaking Tokaj refers to the town and/or to the wine region itself, hence people think of the place, but if it is spelled Tokaji, they refer to the wine, which is produced in the region of Northeastern Hungary. Why is Tokaj So Special? There are many reasons why Tokaj and its
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
Our stand is all set for the fair!
Dear reader, The latest and greatest news is that Hungarian Wine House has been awarded with the IWC Wine Specialist Merchant of the Year 2012 in Eastern Europe wine category! The IWC (International Wine Challenge) hosts the largest wine contest in the world with over 9000 wines entered every year. They organize competition to wine
What a tasting it was for Hungarian Wine House, with prestigious French companies under one roof! Clementine Communications the PR and marketing partner of Hungarian Wine House has organized a showcase to it’s clients. With all the excitement ready to burst the evening before, Hungarian Wine House took part of Clementine’s first ever showcase open day on
Furmint Február (Február means February) is a campaign started in Hungary in 2010 by a handful of enthusiastic wine lovers and experts. With the third Furmint Február now upon us, we can see that the profile of the wine has grown significantly since the event’s inception. Throughout the month, a series of events will be
Hungarian Wine House has organized and hosted a wine tasting at the end of 2011 for press and trade. 5 wineries represented their wines from 5 wine regions. There were a total of 35 wines. The winemakers or owners personally showed their wines what was very helpful for the guests and they appreciated it. The
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
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