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Tokaj is among the top 10 destinations

  An ultimate list by American VinePair VinePair American drinks website made a list of 10 winelovers’ destinations – all of which have something trendy and exciting. The ultimate list was created early in January, meant to give travel ideas for a whole year with wine countries like California, which…

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Bikavér Duel on 2 March

  Fruitful rivalry of two Bull’s Blood region In terms of international recognition ’Bikavér’ (Bull’s Blood) is second only to Tokaj Aszú among Hungarian wine brands. Part of its appeal derives from its versatility when it comes to matching food. Taste Bikavér wines from 33 wineries on 2 March at…

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A „Magnum” wine tasting

  More than 200 Hungarian wineries on 17 February Borjour is a team of wine enthusiasts, who organize wine events in a „funky” way – they offer tastings in a river cruise ship, in a roundabout (really!) or in a tunnel deep under the ground. Their largest annual event is…

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State of art restaurant in picturesque valley

  Lajvér Wine House, Szekszárd Lajvér is probably the most well known for their modern winery and their innovative approach, but the peculiar blends made only by Lajvér – like their Cuvée Blanc from Sauvignon Blanc and the aromatic Cserszegi Fűszeres – also come to mind when mentioning this wine…

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3 top rose wines to greet February

  A Nero, a Pinot and a blend Sometimes even Santa Claus is fed up with winter and opens a bottle of fresh, crispy rosé wine – it must be the reason behind a special wine contest organized in Hungary annualy. National ’Miklós’ Day Rosé Contest is held on Miklós…

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A wine region with its own currency!

  „Kékfrank” banknotes from Sopron, Hungary Sopron has a peculiar importance for Hungary: it is often cited as the city of faith or the faithful city. After the I World War the Treaty of Trianon attached Sopron and its surrounding villages to Austria, however a revolt broke out. Negotiations started…

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An ideal pair for Pinot Noir


  Duck liver, apple, sage brioche and Kristinus Pinot The following dish is delicious, and though the recipe looks complicated, in fact it is not difficult at all. The new ‘Sommelier Line’ Pinot Noir by Kristinus Wine Estate, South Balaton is a special, elegant wine, which makes a superb company…

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Furmint Day 2.0

  Taste it, like it, share it! On the first day of February we are celebrating furmint for the second time. This popular variety of the Carpathian Basin lends itself to an extremely wide range of winemaking styles. The diversity of Furmint is really spectacular ranging from sparkling wines and…

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