Are you wine adventurous? Are you looking to explore outside your wine comfort zone, and try new and exciting things? Would you like part of a group of wine lovers in your own community that has access to limited production, hard-to-find, and unique wines, and all the while support a local business?
What is Furmint? Furmint is a white grape considered indigenous to northeastern Hungary’s Tokaj region. The climatic conditions in this region—foggy mornings and sunny afternoons—are perfect for botrytis (noble rot) to flourish in the vineyards.
There are over 1300 recognized wine grape varietals in the world, and most people only know a handful. If you are looking to try something a bit different, here’s a list of lesser known varietals we have enjoyed getting to know.