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  • Bukkalja and Tokajhegyalja Regions

    BÜkKalja Hungarian Wine

    Bukhalja Grapes WineThis area between Eger and Miskolc has been somewhat neglected. This is a great shame for in the past fine Hungarian wines were made that were intended to be used in production of sparkling wines. This area has great potential but has been poorly managed. The soil consists of loess and chalk yet unfortunately only produces very simple white wines that are very acidic. Drinking temperature for this Hungarian is 8-10°C (46.4-50°F).

  • Tokaji Wines


    Hungarian wine Tokaji

    The dry (szâraz) Tokaji Szâraz Szamorodni has much in common with a Fino Jerez (sherry). Drinking temperature for this Tokaji Hungarian wine is 10-12°C (50-53.6°F).



    The secret of Tokay wine is the microclimate which causes autumnal mists in the morning which are driven away later in the day by the heat of the sun. These are ideal environmental conditions for Botiytis cinerea (the noble rot) which eviscerates almost all the moisture from the grapes, leaving a very high concentration of sugars, aromatic, and flavour substances in the grapes.