A radical shift in the way many Hungarian producers are approaching their red winemaking is creating an exciting segment to watch out for.
Ahead of the Wines of Hungary tasting in London on 23 June, Lilla O’ Connor rounds up the top Hungarian grapes worth seeking out and savouring, from Furmint to Kekfrankos.
The Great Tokaj Wine Auction raised 21 million Hungarian Forints (£53,900) this weekend as the region’s dry and sweet wines went under the hammer.
Lidl is to launch a 1970’s favourite, Bull’s Blood, as part of its spring Wine Cellar specials range.
A Hungarian man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for killing someone by lacing a barrel of cherry wine with anti-freeze.
PLB has announced it is to be the exclusive distributor of Hungarian winery, Hilltop Neszmély, in the UK off-trade.
Royal Tokaji has launched the 2007 vintage of its Essencia, only the fifth vintage produced since the 1990s.
Budapest-based Bernadett Baji managed to land a job with Hungarian wine distributor Bortársaság after her friend suggested she turn her CV into a wine label.
The wines have now been selected for the third great Tokaj wine auction in Hungary in two months’ time.
The third Great Tokaj Auction will take place in Hungary’s Sárospatak Castle on 25 April next year.
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