NEWCOMER Wines
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Trade

We are an importer specialising in minimal intervention wines from Austria and its neighbouring countries. We work with a new generation of producers dedicated to making terroir-driven wines from indigenous varieties. Our winemakers work organically and biodynamically, preferring to spend their time in the vineyards rather than the cellar. Above all, we look for wines that are honest, distinctive and delicious.

Our trade clients include Sager + Wilde, Fera at Claridges, Timberyard Edinburgh, Vagabond Wines, Corbin & King, 67 Pall Mall, Hawksmoor, Brawn, Le Manoir Aux Quat Saison, P.Franco, Carters of Moseley Birmingham and Marcus Wareing Group.

Attila Homonna

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Attila Homonna retrained as a winemaker after a career in marketing and advertising, and a brief stint working as a DJ in New York. After gaining experience with winemakers in Portugal and Languedoc, Attila decided to establish his own winery, and has been making some of Hungary’s most compelling wines since 1999. 

Attila’s tiny estate in the Hungarian village of Erdőbénye is the definition of boutique winery - producing a mere 3,000 to 5,000 bottles a year. The quantity might be tiny, but the quality is most certainly outstanding. Attila’s 3 hectares of vines grow in the Határi, Csáky and Rány vineyards - some of the best sites in the villages of Erdőbénye and Olasziszka. The historic vineyards are planted to old clones of Furmint and Hárslevelű, Hungary’s most highly regarded white grape varieties, producing wines with immense focus and complexity. Attila seamlessly integrates traditional practices with innovative ideas in the cellar, and works exclusively with old vines and small yields in order to explore the full potential of his terroir. His wines are all fermented and aged in old barrels until Attila decides they are ready to be bottled.