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by Elizabeth Gabay MW Bikavér, which means bull’s blood in Hungarian, has nothing to do with bulls or blood. Romantic, if erroneous legend, links the wine to the legend of when the Ottoman Turks believed the Hungarians were drinking blood to fortify themselves before battle when

Hungary in 2019 has put in, yet again an impressive appearance at ProWein. Over 40 wineries exhibiting, a very busy stand with ten masterclasses, five MWs contributing to the success, a colourful array of wines be it dry or sweet, white, red or rose and

By Elizabeth Gabay MW The subject of women in wine is often raised in terms of both the personal level of women working in a largely male world, and whether being a woman has an impact on the wine they make. In a round table discussion

This month we were celebrating Furmint, Hungary’s flagship grape variety. First time ever, Wines of Hungary UK brought over the Furmint February Campaign from Hungary to the UK. The goal was to engage with both trade and consumers and show how versatile, palatable, complex and ageworthy Furmint

By Caroline Gilby MW  One of the features that defines a great grape variety is its ability to reflect terroir or express a sense of place - something that Furmint has in spades. Somló/Tokaj On a wider scale, there are distinct differences between Furmint grown in its homeland

Visit Us At SITT (Table 27) Hungarian wines, with a great selection of Furmint. In 2019 Wines of Hungary UK brings Furmint February to life for the fist time. Throughout the month, Wines of Hungary UK is inciting bars and restaurants to put Furmint in the