Dowload your free wine calendar and start sipping Furmint
1st February – Zoom Furmint feast from British Columbia to the world
Barb Wild (Good Wine Gal) is a renowned wine expert based in British Columbia, Canada. This year she has a lovely gift for winelovers created together with Alison Kent (The Home Kitchen). “We have a list of 37 World Wine Days and we are turning 12 of them into online gatherings.” One of the first gatherings celebrates Furmint, the flagship variety of Hungary. Barb and Alison invites everyone to join the Zoom happening on Feb 1 2022 at 7 pm (PST). “The Zoom call we have organized is dedicated to sipping and sharing Furmint. There is no charge. This is a free event and open to anyone who loves wine, learning and meeting other winelovers.” They will be recording the session and sharing it on social media and posting it on YouTube.
Find your Furmint in British Columbia, Canada
BC Liquor Board does not have a wide selection of Furmint wines, but we can find one by Samuel Tinon, a French man living in Tokaj and making great wine with his wife, and Tokaji Furmint Dry 2019 by Chateau Dereszla, an estate with some of the oldest vineyards in Tokaj wine region. (Imported by Enoteca Bacco Importers of Fine Wines & Spirits.)
“A dry and fragrant white, this wine is made from Furmint, the same variety that yields Dereszla’s Tokaji Aszu. The nose is very aromatic with a refreshing and structured palate of juicy pear, spicy apricot and lovely minerality. Enjoy this with grilled fish, fresh salads or as a patio sipper.”