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Mátyás Szőke is Hungarian Vintner of the Year 2017

Mátyás Szőke is Hungarian Vintner of the Year 2017

HUNGARY The Hungarian Vintner of the Year award is the most prestigious award a vintner can receive in Hungary and this year, Matyas Szoke is the first...
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Furmint February!

Furmint February!

HUNGARY Back in 2012 we attended the 3rd ever Furmint February tasting event in Budapest founded by Daniel Kezdy. There were 55 producers attending. At...
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#furmintday is coming!

#furmintday is coming!

HUNGARY There is so much well deserved hype over volcanic appellations like the Canary Islands, Santorini, Sicily and so on, but Hungary and its...
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The Red, White, and Botrytized from Hungary, Austria and Romania

The Red, White, and Botrytized from Hungary, Austria and Romania

HUNGARY Hurricane delays and late container planning be damned, new arrivals from Hungary, Austria and Romania have finally landed in California. From out...
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Wine Wednesday Spotlight

#WineWednesday Spotlight #127: Lapati Kidev Erti Chinuri

#WineWednesday Spotlight #127: Lapati Kidev Erti Chinuri

GEORGIA “Crazy delicious, indeed,” writes Bon Appetit’s wine editor Marissa A. Ross. “And while I love French wines, Italian...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #126: Kikelet Furmint

#WineWednesday Spotlight #126: Kikelet Furmint

HUNGARY It’s still Furmint February and what better way to celebrate this fiery grape than with a glass of Tokaji from the region’s most gifted...
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#WineWednesday Spotlight #125: Bott Határi Furmint

#WineWednesday Spotlight #125: Bott Határi Furmint

HUNGARY “I had previously had some sweet wines from Tokaj and had a sense of how good they are (though I didn’t fully appreciate how diverse and...
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Great places to drink Blue Danube Wines in San Francisco

Great places to drink Blue Danube Wines in San Francisco

There’re so many fine places where you can find Blue Danube wines in San Francisco! In particular, note these three restaurants: they have... More Hungary

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Introducing our new Georgian producer: Bibineishvili Winery

Introducing our new Georgian producer: Bibineishvili Winery

The southwestern subtropical region of Guria/Adjara is known for tea, citrus and the cultish local Chkhaveri. This ancient pinkish-violet grape... More Georgia

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Harvest report in Tokaj, Hungary: Interview with Samuel Tinon

Harvest report in Tokaj, Hungary: Interview with Samuel Tinon

This year, we decided to interview a few of our winemakers to get their impressions of the 2017 harvest and the overall 2017 vintage. We first... More Hungary

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New Georgia

New Georgia

In an attempt to spread our Georgian wings, we have added appellations, producers and styles. Bold, different wines of personality, tradition and... More Georgia
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