Hungary /ˈhʌŋɡəri/ (Hungarian: Magyarország [ˈmɒɟɒrorsaːɡ] ) is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine and Romania to the east, Serbia and Croatia to the south, Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west. The country's capital and largest city is Budapest. Hungary is a member of the European Union, NATO, the OECD, the Visegrád Group, and the Schengen Area. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken non-Indo-European language in Europe.
Posts about Hungary
    • Four Hungarian Sparklers

      The soils of Etyek-Buda, just west of Budapest, are dense with chalky limestone, not unlike those of Chablis and Champagne. In 1882, József Törley, having developed a successful sparkling wine house in Reims, France, decamped to his native Hungary and established a new estate, replicating the viticultural and cellar protocols he’d developed during his French interlude.

  • 2012 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Száraz Dry Hehe - dare I say this...

    … 2012 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Száraz Dry Hehe - dare I say this Hungarian wine’s got an almost Asian feel to it? Lots of Asian pear. White florals and white stone notes. Pollen. White tissue paper (!!!). This is some interesting and refreshing stuff - not all that fruity. 4/5 bones $ Furmint 12.5% abv Tokaj, HUNGARY …

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  • PDT, Alder, & A Wonderful Wine Weekend!

    I’m fortunate to work in an industry I love (entertainment) that by definition requires long hours. Often I work around the clock, and in this industry ‘weekends’ simply don’t exist. So when I get an opportunity to enjoy wine with friends, it’s very special indeed! Recently I was blessed with two nights off in a row.

    Jim Van Bergen/ jvb uncorked- 2 readers -
  • Vinography Images: Swift Work

    … Retailers (and Consumers) the Finger 1961 Hospices de Beaune Emile Chandesais, Burgundy Wine Over Time The Better Half of My Palate 1999 Királyudvar "Lapis" Tokaji Furmint, Hungary What's Allowed in Your Wine and Winemaking Why Community Tasting Notes Sites Will Fail Appreciating Wine in Context The Soul vs. The Market 1989 Fiorano Botte 48…

    Vinography: A Wine Blog- 5 readers -
  • 2013 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Reserve I feel so...

    … 2013 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Reserve I feel so mysterious… This dry Tokaji has a potent, almost Asian pear nose with mineral, dark stone, toasted wood, and white florals. Almost off-dry on the palate with GREAT acidity. Delicious apple cider notes with lemon, flowers, and lighter stones. Lovely, sweet (but not cloying) finish. 5/5 bones $$ Furmint 12.5% abv Tokaji, HUNGARY …

    Shiba Sommelier- 2 readers -