History – Legends and Stories

When were the first wines made in Hungary? Which kings admired Tokaji wines the most? Did Hungarian force defenders really drink the blood of the bulls? Did ‘Juhfark’ wine really help the queen to give birth to a boy? True stories as well as legends can be found on this page. Enjoy reading!

A brave martyr girl – let’s remember her!

Hungary is famous for its beautiful girls. Well, it is definitely true! And our young ladies are not only charming and attractive, but also brave. The story of Magita, a young girl is a good example of it. Turkish troops invaded Hungary in 1526 and they stayed for quite a…

History of Hungarian Wines

  History of Hungarian Wines Written by Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (The Oxford Companion to Wine, Fourth edition)   Vine-growing and winemaking have been practised in what is modern Hungary since at least Roman times, when it was part of the Roman province of Pannonia. The Magyar tribes who…