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Discover Hungarian Wine Kickstarter Crowdfund Story

Reading Time: Three weeks ago, we launched a Kickstarter campaign for our fourth wine guidebook, Discover Hungarian Wine: A Visitor-Friendly Guide. It was our first time trying to do a crowdfunding project, and oh my, we messed up. It was a perfect case of "you don't know what you don't know until you

Discover Hungarian Wine on Kickstarter

Tokaj Vineyards

Reading Time: Discover Hungarian Wine is a project that we've been working on for over two years. Exotic Wine Travel is proud to announce that our fourth wine book is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter. We will need to reach our funding goal in order to bring this book

Hungarian Wines Revisited

Hungarian wines eu revisited

Reading Time: Charine and I are huge fans of Hungarian wines and jump at every opportunity to return to the country and taste. So when hungarianwines.eu invited me to attend their 4-day study trip for the second year in a row, I immediately said yes. The trip included stops in

Slovak Tokaj: Tokajské Výber 6 Putňový

Slovak Tokaj

Reading Time: Tokaj is one of the world's legendary wines, known as the wine of kings and king of wines. When it comes to sweet Tokaji, the Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos is often the crown jewel in most producers' portfolios (in addition to Tokaji Eszencia). These wines are so intense

Return to Tokaj

Tokaj Sunset 1

Reading Time: Make no mistake about it, we're crazy about Tokaj. Although it's only a three-hour drive east of Budapest, Tokaj feels a world apart. The Zemplen Mountains provide a stark contrast to the great plains of Hungary. The south slopes are covered in vineyards and engulf 27 small villages. Tokaj is

Slovak Tokaj: A Forgotten Region

Slovak Tokaj Vineyard

Reading Time: Tokaj is one of the world's great wine regions. It's a name that is synonymous with great sweet wines (although more and more excellent dry wines come from the region). Nearly everyone associates Tokaj with Hungary. However, there is a small sliver of this region that sits in

Hungarian Wine: The Legendary Tokaj Region

Tokaj Wine Region

Reading Time: Tokaj, Hungary is a place that Charine and I have been longing to visit. Thanks to our friends from WineSofa and Wine a'More Travel, our wish became a reality. The minute we stepped off the train it was obvious to us that Tokaj is all it is cracked