Furmint, innovation and tradition

TR Wines - pic from Wines of Hungary

Last year, Wines of Hungary put on their annual Furmint February tasting just a couple of weeks before UK lockdown came into force. Thanks to some tenacious organisation, Zsuzsa Toronyi managed to pull off a virtual version in 2021 – sadly but inevitably much stripped down, nonetheless another delicious and fascinating delve into this mesmerising grape variety.

We’ve published around 24 articles relating to the not-so-long-ago-obscure Furmint grape variety on this website (no fewer than four of them Wines of the week) so you don’t need me to tell you about this grape that ciphers terroir into every glass...