Winephabet Street; F is for Furmint

December 1, 2017

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Welcome to Winephabet Street! 

 

Welcome to Winephabet Street! Grab a glass and join Lori and Debbie as they take you through the world of wine one letter at a time. Each episode will be a new letter and a new wine. Learn the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber that bottle and connect with us as we chat, laugh and drink wine all in a laid back atmosphere. Today, the letter of the day is F and is stands for Furmint! 

Furmint is considered a superior Hungarian white grape variety and is igenous to the Tokaji region. Over 70% of all plantings in this region are Furmint. Tokaji, itself, dates back tot he early 18th century, but according to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Tokaji-Hegyalja, which is located in the northeastern region of Hungary and the souteastern region of Slovakia had been establshed hundreds of years prior.

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