Articles by Sebastián Giraldo
Franc Over Sauvignon: Hungary’s Love Affair With The Cabernets
The story of how a country come to focus on making premium wines from a lesser-known grape, rather than the world’s most planted red variety, Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Evolution of Tokaj’s Dry Wines
For a long time the dry wines of Tokaj lived in the shadows of the sweet wines. Now 70 percent of Tokaj’s wine production is dry, and these modern dry wines have definitely emerged from the shadows.
Socially Distanced in Budapest: Sebastian’s Story
While Taste Hungary and The Tasting Table are closed due to the Coronavirus, some of our team members will be checking in here with updates about they are managing work and life.
Hungary’s Two Bull’s Bloods
Bikavér is probably still Hungary’s best-known red wine, despite the indignities it suffered during the second part of the 20th century. But most wine drinkers, even Hungarian ones, have no idea what ...
Understanding Hungarian Oak
It’s no longer a secret that Hungary is a great wine producing country. But it is not as widely known that Hungary is also a big producer of high-quality oak barrels. Hungarian oak has been used for m...