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’Blues’ among TOP 14 Esatern European wines by The Independent

Kovács Nimród Monopole Blues Kékfrankos, 2015 John Clarke posted an article on www.independent.co.uk collecting 14 of the best wines from less known countries. As the winewriter points out, these countries are „having a moment”, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia and of course Hungary produces great wines, which are still overlooked.

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The diary of our big trip

1st Hungarianwines WebWineWriting study tour photos by: Tamas Dobos, Bence Karvaly, Matthew Horkey On 5th August the voting period of our first online wine writer contest ended, the name of the winners were revealed. Altogether 10 113 votes were given to the 18 finalists in 6 categories. The winners are:

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Fizzy festival in the historic labyrinths of Buda

29th Budafok Wine Festival, Garamvári Winery, 1–2 September September is the beginning of the new schoolyear, new courses, new seasons in the theatres – but not in Budafok! Budafok, a district of Budapest will host its annual Sparkling and Wine Festival on the very first weekend of September, on 1–2…

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Nyereg – the beginning of a beautiful friendship

A “culturbistro” in the City Park of Budapest The 1st Hungarian WebWineWrinting contest has just been over, the winners have been announced, what is more, we have done a 4 day tour to take the winners through 4 wine regions of Hungary. The trip was amazing, 4 days full of new…

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Wine Festival in the Castle of Buda

6–9 September, Budapest The largest open air wine tasting takes place every year in the spectacular setting of the Castle of Buda. The building complex used to be the home of kings and queens, and now it is part of UNESCO World Heritage. The gracious palaces, fountains, cobble stoned squares serve…

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Hungary has a bright future

– How about the beginning? How did you become a wine expert? – I was working in a bar in the town where I grew up, in North Yorkshire, England, while I was at college. I had no idea what I wanted to do as a career and was studying…

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Baraka restaurant, a culinary adventure park

Summer dishes with summer wines The fusion restaurant in Budapest has been the home of fine dining since its opening in 2001, and from time to time it is worth mentioning the restaurant owned by the passionate couple, David and Leora Seboek, because there is always something in Baraka that foodies…

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The intelligent face of Hungary

The Devil’s Cauldron Festival, Villány wine region Biased press, scandals around the election, corruption – these are the most common words in international news about Hungary. In spite of all rumours and existing troubles, citizens are thirsty for living in a normal, democratic world, and if they cannot find normal…

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A day full of music and wine with Lajvér Estate

A day full of music and wine with Lajvér Estate 25 August, Szekszárd Lajvér Estate invites winelovers for a special event at their fabulous estate. Guests will be entertained from 1 pm within the state of art winery and the surrounding vineyard in the picturesque village of Szálka in Szekszárd wine…

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