Hungarian wine has never been so exciting. more than ever before, wine tourism is taking off in the country, revealing a beguiling mix of tradition and invation. With ancient, underground, rock-hewn cellars and wineries of cutting-edge design, Hungary offers much to experts and amateurs alike. This new guide, written by Budapest resident and wine writer Robert Smyth, visits each of the country's wine regions, meets the winemakers, tastes the wines and makes recommendations of who to watch. Broaden your palate with some classy new vintages and become familiar with some of the tongue-twisting native grape variets that are increasingly in demand on world wine lists.