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Furmint Adventures, Part One: Balassa Winery

Vinted on January 8, 2015 binned in 1WineDude TV, going pro

The first official episode of my Hungarian Furmint jaunt has finally been released!

In the inaugural vid, I get down in the dirt – literally – with István Balassa, the man behind Balassa Winery in Tokaji. We talk about his stones – also literally – and their effect of those various interesting soil types on the resulting Furmint grapes (and, of course, the wines, which I get to drink during the video and you don’t… sorry!).

Interspersed among the important and interesting facts about Tokaji, Balassa, and Furmint are my usual annoying antics, including a very, very, very sad attempt at juggling.

For more background on the video series and the FurmintUSA project, see my introductory post at http://www.1winedude.com/the-furmintation-of-the-nation-kicking-off-furmint-usa/.

Furmint Adventures – Episode 1.: Balassa Winery

The official press release is below (only because I lack an online version to which I can link) after the jump (sorry, the interview wasn’t my idea!)…

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