Hungarian Wine: A tasting trip to the New Old World


Hungarian wine has never been so exciting. More than ever before, wine tourism is taking off in the country, revealing a beguiling mix of tradition and innovation. With ancient, underground, rock-hewn cellars and wineries of cutting-edge design, Hungary offers much to experts and amateurs alike. This new guide, written by Budapest resident and wine writer Robert Smyth, visits each of the country’s wine regions, meets the winemakers, tastes the wines and makes recommendations of who to watch. Broaden your palate with some classy new vintages and become familiar with some of the tongue-twisting native grape variets that are increasingly in demand on world wine lists.




Author: Robert Smyth

Robery Smyth is a Buapest based wine journalist and writer who has been covering Hungarian wine for fifteen years. He writes for Wine Connoisseur, the budapest Business Journal and Best of Budapest. Robert edited David Copp’s Wines of Hungary and contributed to the same author’s Tokaj: a Companion for the Bibulous Traveller. He holdls the WSET Diploma and Advanced certificates from London’s Wine and Spirit Education Trust and is a member of the UK’s Circle of Wine Writers. He grew up on Merseyside, close to Liverpool, England.

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