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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Blaufränkisch

    Blaufränkisch is the most important Austrian red variety to many Austrian vintners despite the fact it is not the mos...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Kadarka

    History of the grape: Kadarka is a dark-skinned, red grape that is best known as the main varietal in that Hungarian ...

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Eger on Snooth

  • Charlotte Victoria - you make some assumptions that may not be true in any way. ... Barbara or Napa in CA, or Eger in Hungary. They're central and easy to get to and you don't have to drive from one place to another.Mostly, in a larger sense, you haven't defined "wine tourism" at all. When I was in the business, I would go to taste wine somewhe... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Motivations of wine tourists


  • Jon - Kékfrankos is the name for BF in Hungarian! "Kék" ... ... version. But only in Eger were you able to actually bottle it as such.There's a lot of arguing between them about which place "invented" it. One story is that the guys in Eger were being attacked by the Ottoman armies and figured they were dead anyway, so they got drunk and ran do... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Got Blaufrankisch?


  • Not much grown in CA - it's a grape that does well in slightly cooler areas ... ... from the mountains of Eger, but nobody's importing any. The second region known for it is Szekszárd but that's warmer and the wine lacks the peppery quality of the Eger wines, as does Ach's. The mountains matter!. Besides, his Syrah is far better than his BF al... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Got Blaufrankisch?


  • Tokaj is in the Zemplén mountains, which abut the Carpathians. ... ... ... vineyards are on hills. Eger is a mountain city. It's hard to find flat areas there even if you wanted to. Somló is also on extinct volcanos. Sopron is close to Burgenland in Austria. It's more hilly than mountainous but it's at the foothills of the Alps and again, the... Read More

    Forum post in the topic So, Have You Heard of This?


  • Greg, I had assumed Villany was a cooler climate than Sonoma in general ... ... ... interesting stuff about Eger guys, thanks for helping me better understand the situation there. The place I visited was Hummerer. Think I still have some of their '06 Cabernet Sauvignon! Can't remember what other grapes they were pushing.Is there a good way to... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hungarian Pinot Noir good for...


  • You are of course correct. Somehow a sentence got left out or I deleted it. My ... region as compared to say, Eger, but even the Pinot Noir from there is nothing like the dark and ripe stuff from places like Sonoma in CA. Didn't mean to imply that it had anything to do with the wine, which was clearly marked as being from Szekszárd!As far as e... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hungarian Pinot Noir good for...


  • Thanks Jon Derry for your kind words it is great to find someone else who is ... for growing red wine grapes. Eger is most famous for the Egri Bikaver (Bull's Blood) which originally was made in Skekszard, but the Egervin wine company somehow developed a monopoly on it.Surprisingly enough I found out last year that a lot of wineries in Eger so... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hungarian Pinot Noir good for...


  • Thanks for chiming in Solomon...I hadn't heard of Szekszard and have looked ... ... in '09 we tasted in Eger and all I heard about was Villany. Sounds like more Pinot Noir is grown in Villany, though maybe it should be the other way aroun Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hungarian Pinot Noir good for...


  • Egri Bikaver Red Blend Bull's Blood of Eger 2008

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    light bodied, easy drinking red thats an outstanding value. soft with a little spice. makes a nice everyday wine. Read More

    Wine review by VineyardVixen


  • Monarchia Gruner Veltiner 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by khun


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