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Chateau Cloche Tokaji Barrique Cuvée 2011

There is a Tokaji to suit every taste

Could it be that Tokaji is more than “just” sweet botrytis with points (puttonyos)? After a tasting of a number of Chateau Cloche’s products, I can say that the answer to that question is YES! BKWine Magazine’s reporter Henrik Stadler reports from an exciting Hungarian tasting. Chateau Cloche is located in the town of Szerencs […]

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New rules in Tokaj: puttonyos no more

An era is gone in the Hungarian wine region of Tokaj. Many of you probably remember Tokaj Aszú with its different number of puttonyos. It could be 3, 4, 5 or even 6. The more puttonyos, the higher the sugar content in the wine. Now Tokaj has simplified the classification of its wines and has, […]

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Tasting at the Drop Shop wine bar in Budapest

Wine tours making waves in Hungary on Vinoport.hu

Hungary seems to be the flavour of the month, or rather of the year. And I hope that it will not stop at that. We have had the occasion to taste quite a few Hungarian wines recently (more about that later) and many of them are excellent! (Read for example “Uncorked, June” to be published […]

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Disnoko Winery, Tokaj, copyright BKWine Photography

More about the book on Tokaji

In the last Brief we wrote a review of the new book on Tokaij wines, Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition by Miles Lambert-Gócs. We also speculated in for whom it might have been written. The author sent us a mail and explained: ”I feel obliged to respond to your question about ‘the intended reader.’ […]

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Tokaj – a Companion for the Bibulous Traveller

Tokaj – a Companion for the Bibulous Traveller Text: David Copp Photo: Bianca Otero, Fekete K. PrintXBudvar Zrt. Written by a British wine writer with many years’ experience of Hungary and Tokaj in particular, it is a very informative but still compact book. Tokaj has seen many dramatic changes since 1989, mostly for the better, […]

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