Furmint is the main grape in Tokaji, the decadently delicious dessert wine from Hungary. But this grape makes a fine, refreshing dry white wine as
This dry white wine has tannins that ride the swift current roiling the surface with tension and grit. Furmint for most of its history was
The supermarket is not the place to find interesting wine; just lots of generic tasting juice with clever labels. But once per week I like
There are over 5000 different varieties of wine grapes in the world. Yet, in the U.S., Cabernet and Chardonnay have over 25% of the market.
Wine making in Hungary dates back at least to the Romans and perhaps to the Celts. But, thanks to phylloxera and communism, it has been
Last Saturday, San Diego Wine Society held its monthly blind tasting and dinner, and once again the wines were extraordinary and the company engaging. San Diego