Simkó Pince Winery: a real family-run winery
Sárospatak lies in northern Hungary in the Bodrog River Basin. This town often referred to as Patak and is an important cultural centre. Situated among this beauty, close to Rákócsi-Castle of Sárospatak is the Simkó Pince winery.
How often do we hear of wineries run completely by family alone? This winery is a perfect example of a family-run enterprise, where no other employees but family run the entire place. Founded by Sándor and Marcsi Simkó in 1994, this winery underwent some changes in 2013 with the next generation i.e. their children leveling up the game.
The winery has been running smoothly like the wine they make ever since the beginning
Taste the wide range of different wine styles
The winery is spread across 12 hectares of land on wine hills such as Királyhegy in Sárospatak, Zsádany in Sárazsádany and Kincsem near Tolcsva. There are several grape varietals grown in this vineyard, namely, Furmint, Hárslevelu, Sárgamuskotály, Zéta, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. These varietals are used to produce semi sweet, sweet, dry and semi dry wines which maybe White wine, Sparkling wine or Dessert wine. The sweet wine varieties are made from grapes affected by noble rot (botrytis). Some of the most popular wines produced by this winery are Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Szamorodni, Puttonyos Aszú, Tokaji Eszencia to name a few.
The secret to success
The secret to their rich wines is the heart and soul that they put into their work, claim the Simkó. They also prioritize their clients and believe in forming personal and close relationships with them. They give their clients the utmost comfort and homeliness, facilitating the wine tasting and accommodation with the best possible service.