Here is a wine to widen your wine horizon. Artisanal, well made and quite unique. Can be too much for many, though… Continue reading
Keep an eye on Hungary’s Mátra wine region, some fascinating developments are taking place in this sleepy part of the country.
Itt és Most Pince is a newcomer to the Mátra winemaking scene, 2018 was their second vintage. Their Kékfrankos is already very impressive, though, a clear step up from the 2017. Continue reading
I spent a few hours at Gyöngyöspata yesterday, which is a tiny town 80 kilometers from Budapest to the North-East. This is the heart of the Mátra wine region, home to many of the new wave, young winemakers who organized the first Volcanic Wine Festival three years ago, to attract wine tourists to this otherwise sleepy village, and to promote the high potential, but still hardly recognized (as a serious player) Mátra region.