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.
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
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
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
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