and beyond Furmint Hungary’s other key grape varieties

Part of Hungary’s charm is its sheer diversity – it’s not easy to sum the nation up in a grape or two. Not all of Hungary’s local grapes are capable of high quality – for example, Irsai Olivér and Cserszegi Fűszeres are both best drunk young for their grapey, exotic aromatics. But Hungary grows several grapes that can offer real quality and excitement.


The second most important grape in Tokaj, often the seductive partner of steely Furmint in both sweet and dry blends owing

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