Join Our Free Weekly Virtual Hungarian Wine Tasting Series
Our mission of introducing you to new ideas, flavors, and stories about Hungarian culinary culture continues with our Facebook live events.
Want to watch our previous tastings? They are archived here!
Upcoming Virtual Hungarian Wine Experiences:
Live with Winemaker: Csilla Sebestyén
October 7th @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
These gorgeous wines from the Sebestyén Winery in Szekszárd recently landed in our US wine shop. Winemaker Csilla Sebestyén will join Gábor to chat about these wines and making wine in Szekszárd.
- Indigo (Zweigelt), 2019
- Porkoláb-Völgy Franc, 2017
- Nánai Kékfrankos, 2018
- Grádus Cuvée, 2015
How It’s Made: Organic, Biodynamic, and Natural Wine
October 14th @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
These seem to be the big buzzwords lately. But what is the difference, and what exactly makes a wine organic, natural, or biodynamic? Sebi will dive in and explain what these terms mean, and how these wines are made.
- Birtokbor, Centurio Estate, Mátra, 2019
- Tabula Rasa, Válibor Winery, Badacsony, 2018
- Pinot Noir, Losonci Bálint, 2018
Sommeliers In The Kitchen
October 21st @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
The Tasting Table sommeliers will be heading into the kitchen to teach you how to prepare a classic Hungarian dish— Slambuc, a dish from the Great Plain—while doing a tasting of three wines. Whether you have the wines or not, join us for some fun in the kitchen of The Tasting Table!
- Kadarka,Tóth Ferenc Winery, Eger, 2017
- Blue Secret, Heumann Winery, Villány, 2017
- Rhapsody Bikavér, Kovács Nimrôd Winery, Eger, 2016
Meet The Tasting Table’s Somms
October 28th @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
Meet the Tasting Table’s sommeliers! We’ve been doing these online tastings for months now … so we’d like to tell you more about ourselves! Please send us your questions, or join us online and submit them during the tasting. We’ll each be opening up one of our favorite wines from the shelves.
- Cuvée, Kőfejtő Estate, Somló, 2017
- Turán, Csernyik Winery, Mátra, 2o18
- Kékfrankos, Cseri Winery, Pannonhalma, 2017
Wines of the Month
November 4th @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
What are we enjoying drinking the most these days? See what is in our glasses as we head into November.
- Birtok Hárslevelű, Vincze Tomi, Tokaj, 2018
- Magma Kékfrankos, Szent Donát Estate, Balatonfüred-Csopak, 2018
- Soul (Syrah), Kovács Nimród Winery, Eger, 2016
Live with Winemaker: Angelika Arváy
November 11th @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
János Árvay is an iconic figure in the Tokaj region. Initially, he did not plan to work with wine, but a wedding gift of 450 vines from his father-in-law convinced him otherwise. At the Arváy family winery, he works closely with his daughter, Angelika. She’ll tell us more about the family estate, and taste some of their wines with us.
- Sauvignon Blanc, Arváy Winery, Tokaj, 2016
- Birtok Furmint, Arváy Winery, Tokaj, 2016
- Tokaji Aszú 6 puttonyos, Arváy Winery, Tokaj, 2011
How It’s Made: Sweet Wines from Tokaj
November 18th @7pm CET– Facebook live @TasteHungary
Sweet winemaking in Tokaj is an art, which comes with a vocabulary of its own. Join us as we dive into the different sweet wine styles of the region. We’ll explain what makes a wine an aszú, szamorodni, forditás, or máslás, and how each of these wines is made.
- Sweet Szamorodni, Karádi-Berger Winery, Tokaj, 2017
- Fordítás, Erzsébet Winery, Tokaj, 2013
- Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos, Hétszőlő Winery, Tokaj, 2008