2017 April

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New hotel at the world’s largest natural thermal lake

Have you ever been to Hévíz? No? Haven’t even heard of it? It’s timet o visit! Hévíz, this tiny town north-west of lake Balaton can in fact boast with the largest natural thermal water. The blackish, steaming huge water surface with water lilies has an impressive look, and besides its…

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Monde Selection – Hungarian gold medals

Monde Selecton itself is not a wine contest, but a system of evaluating several types of consumer products. Every year 70 international experts taste and test products from all over the world in a completely independent way. Depending on the results, these products will be granted Quality Awards that certify the…

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What are you waiting for? Experts praising Furmint

FurmintUSA is a most active marketing campaign to promote Furmint grape in the USA. They organize tastings from time to time – for example tomorrow at Ferry Plaza in San Francisco. This latest short video presents numerous wine experts – all praising the merits of Furmint grape: Have you become…

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Win wines worth of 160 euros with a word!

Hungary is divided into 22 small wine regions, however there is a broader system of wine regions as well with  7 greater wine regions. Duna greater wine region consist of Kunság, Hajós–Baja and Csongrád wine regions, definitely the ones with the least of the countries reputation, with flat land and…

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Egri Bikavér Ünnep

Date: 6–9 July 2017 Location: Érsek garden, Eger, Hungary Type of event: outdoor wine festival This festivity has been held annually for 20 years, and this 21st edition will be a genuine feast both for lovers of wines and gastronomy. The concept is simple and perfect: every Eger winery pairs…

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Egri Csillag Weekend

Date: 28 April – 1 May 2017 Location: Dobó square, Eger, Hungary Type of event: outdoor wine festival with a masterclass 13 wineries will present the latest vintage of their Egri Csillag white blend, and trendy food trucks offer food to pair with the wines. During the 4 days of…

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Villány regional wine contest – the results

International wine contests are of most importance, but so do the regional ones, because these tournaments show the best examples of a region. Since wines against each other are from more or less the same grapes, the same terroir and made according to the same traditions, the level of care…

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