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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

by Elizabeth Gabay MW Elizabeth Gabay had visited the Heimann winery in Szekszárd many times, so we have asked Elizabeth to tell us about the winery. [caption id="attachment_12362" align="alignleft" width="200"] Herman's Flagship Wine - Barbár[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12361" align="alignright" width="300"] The Heimann Family - and Team[/caption] The Story "The Heimann family,

Tokaj is full of treasure, just like Sanzon Tokaj - a small boutique winery in the lovely village of Erdőbénye, owned by Erika Rácz and her husband Gergely Jánosi. 3 hectares, organic cultivation, limited selection of wines. Their Furmints won prizes at Decanter and also have