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Enjoy Cabernet Franc Day in Taiwan and elsewhere!

  An amazing Cabernet Franc masterclass and other tips On 4 December, 2017 a stunning mastercass awaits wine professionals in Taiwan Wine Academy with at least 14 Cabernet Franc wines from all over the world – of course with Hungary included. First time in Asia, this year Taiwan joins the…

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3rd Franc & Franc International Tasting Day

50 Cabernet Franc wines on 25 November, Villány On 25 November Villány in Southern Hungary will host a magnificent Cabernet Franc tasting again. More than 50 single varietal wines can be tasted in 5 different wineries – therefore it’s not only a tasting, but a lovely excurcios to five spectacular…

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Hungary is not as far from Bordeaux!

  Hungary is not as far from Bordeaux! A Bordeaux Blend tasting will take place on 18 November in one of the most glamorous hotels of the capital. The splendour of Corinthia Hotel Budapest matches the ever shining fame of the three red Bordeaux varieties, which are popular all over…

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5 tips for „goose feast” in Hungary

  St Martin day celebrations in November Saint Martin has a special importance for Hungarians, since the famous bishop was born in the province of Savaria in 316 in the Roman Empire, in the territory of Hungary. As a teenager, he became Christian to his father’s dislike. His father was a soldier of…

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Shiraz by Hungary

  5 star wines at monthly panel tasting Speaking about Hungary we certainly emphasize our indigenous varieties like Kékfrankos or Kadarka, but we must mention that Hungarian winemakers can cope with their international counterparts in international varieties as well – maybe not constantly, but there are refreshing exceptions. Leading Hungarian…

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Two Hungarian medals at Japan Wine Challenge

A Cabernet Franc and a Tokaji Aszú Japan Wine Challenge is Asia’s oldest wine contest, it has been organized for the 20th time. A total of over 1,700 wines were entered and judged by a panel of leading wine professionals from Japan and international.  These came from 30 different countries, with…

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Taming of the Devil – cultural and wine week in Villány

As we posted among our upcoming events, Ördögkatlan festival (Devil’s Cauldron Festival) is coming closer, it will start next Tuesday, thus we highly suggest to book accommodation if you are interested. And you can believe us (we have been participated five times since the beginning), this event is really a…

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Plácido Domingo and his own Villány blend

The world famous tenor opera singer loves the wines of Villány, and there is a new evidence to prove that! 24 June in the city of Pécs, south of Hungary saw an exceptional first night: Traviata on the stage, and Plácido Domingo Classics Selection 2012 red blend in the glasses!…

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What do all Hungarians eat at Easter?

90 out of 100 Hungarian people would answer: tender smoked ham with freshly ground horse radish and boiled Easter eggs. At Easter the smell of slowly boiling smoked ham fills the air all over the streets, and in the countryside it is still a tradition to take some of the…

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