A real premium quality Tokaji Essencia is expected to be fairly pricey. Averaging between £500 – £200 per 0.375 l a bottle on a commercial level. Similarly to the price of gold, if someone is selling suspiciously cheap gold, that is below the average price range, it is fairly obvious that something is not right in there.
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.
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
Have you heard it’s Furmint February? The month of celebrating Furmint, one of Hungary’s most versatile, noble and widely grown native white grape variety. Furmint accounts for 60% of all white grapes produced in the Tokaj wine region. It therefore takes a large percentage of Hungary’s exported wines too. Yet, on the international wine markets
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
Hungarian Wine House has teamed up with to offer one lucky traveller the chance to win a 2 nights stay for 2 people at a luxury 5* hotel in Tokaj. As part of the package, the winner will enjoy a 7 course Tokaj superior wine dinner at Esszenica Restaurant and an access pass at their VinoSense Spa & Wellness centre. Enjoy world-class gastronomy
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
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
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