Demetervin- Historic Winery in Northern Hungary
Demetervin winery is located in the historic town Mád in the Tokaj region in Northern Hungary. The estate center already stood since the 1750s and was owned by the Pulzsky family at the time. Beneath the stone building is a huge cellar system, which began operating as a wine cellar later during the late 90s. During the organic development of the estate, in 2003 the first serious batch of Demetervin winery- 900 bottles of Úrágya Furmint was put on the market. Since the establishment of the Mádi Circle in 2006, they have been actively participating in the research work aimed at presenting the Mádi production sites.
Winery Aiming to Balance with the Nature
Demetervin’s registered organic cultivation and winemaking is keeping up the traditions of the village and region which is a part of the World Heritage. Their main goal is to find balance with Nature to keep up values. They want to show the volcanos of Mád in the wines which give them a special character. The task of the staff at Demetervin is to produce these the natural way of finely balanced grapes, aspired by perfection.
Vineyards and their Grape varieties
The family winery farms in Mád, Tokaj-Hegyalja, and they only process raw materials from their plantations. Their areas are located in the vineyards of the Lord, the King, and the Rooster. Of the eight hectares that the staff at Demetervin cultivates, three are entirely traditional manual, i.e. goat-growing. They present the local conditions – soils, varieties, and viticulture and thus all their efforts are aimed at harvesting characteristic and perfect raw materials from the vineyards. The grape varieties produced in the vineyards are furmint, hárslevelű, and muscat.
Demetervin’s goal is to maintain its heritage values in the highest quality in its white, sparkling, and dessert wines.