Category Archives: Hungary

Royal Somlo J Juhfark

This bottle looked decidedly Alsacian, possibly German, but it’s Hungarian.  It arrived in a mixed bargain box from Berry Brothers and Rudd, who always have something interesting on offer in their sales. The wine starts out being interesting, instead of a cork it has an elegant glass stopper under the foil.  I don’t know why,… Read More »

St Andrea Aldas Egri Bikaver

We’ve been living it up in Central Europe, having fun in Austria and Hungary, whilst we’ve walked miles and ticked off plenty of sights and artworks from our list, we did find some time to eat and drink well too.  I didn’t expect Budapest to be a centre of fine dining, but we found some… Read More »

Viale Mandorlato Zenit Etyeki Budai 2011

This  bottle came in a mixed case from Laithwaites.  It comes from just West of Budapest, so whilst I have cycled through plenty of Hungarian vineyards, on my way down the Danube I’m afraid this wasn’t one of them. It’s pale, clear and bright, and it smells slightly floral, but you really have to get… Read More »