Major international glass manufacturer Riedel has finalised its latest glass design, made specifically for Furmint varietal wines.
The initiative for the Furmint glass project had come from Tokaj winemakers and Balázs Vinnai, a Hungarian businessman with close ties to Tokaj. An initial tasting by a large group of local winemakers was held in October 2014 to test existing Riedel glasses. The findings of that tasting were transposed into a couple of tentative shapes, which were then tested in May 2015 at the Riedel headquarters in Kufstein, Austria. The new glass design is going to be unveiled during the Tokaji Ősz [Tokaj Autumn in EN] event this September.
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