The view is breathtaking. Majestic. From the top of the Király hegy – the king’s mountain – the panorama view reaches many miles, although I have to admit my eyes focuses on the vineyard parts. A historically important vineyard in the Tokaj region and already classified as a first class site in the 1700′s, [...]
I guess all wine regions needs them to some extent, whether you like it or not. The semi wine tourists that is. They’re not geeks, or bargain hunters but more of leisure travelers and people seeking out quality stays. Quite often this group of people are of the wealthy kind and hence bring money [...]
“I don’t know how deep it goes or how big it is.”
Last year László Szilágyi had brought in an excavator in order to remove a big rock he’d encountered while preparing a part of his Szil-völgy site for a reconstruction. Just getting it up there on the hillside was a project on its [...]
If I didn’t know better I’d guess it was a ghost town. The tiny village of Tarcal – only a few two or three thousands live here – are completely free of hustle and bustle when we arrive. Are they all working their vineyards? We spot a loose dog climbing a fence so gracefully as [...]
Disappointed is perhaps the wrong word. The 2011 Birtokbor Száraz just didn’t come out as expected. It was too good! I really like Demeter Zoltán. He’s such an honest soul. And genuinely interested to hear your opinion. The Birtokbor is the estate wine of Zoltán and he wants it to be an easy drink – [...]
Before a closer look at all producer visits in Tokaj, starting with the most impressive Kikelet Pince, here’s the final Tokaj teaser.
The entrance to the Hétszölö vineyards, one of the most classic locations in Tokaj – especially those above the sign you see in the vineyard. Worth a thought is also the [...]
Furmint you think, is the great grape of Tokaj. Well, Stéphanie at Kikelet in Tarcal is not fully sure this is the case adding Hárslevelű as a serious competitor. Taste her 2011 Lónyai dűlő and you might be convinced.
Third photographic teaser from Tokaj!
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