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Vineyard tour in the darkest hour!

Night tasting in volcanic Somló wine region on 22-23 June Somló, the smallest volcanic wine region awaits adventurous visitors this Friday and Saturday (22-23 June). On the night of 22, all the wineries will open their doors. At 10 pm bonfires will be lit around the mountain to symbolize the ancient eruptions of the…

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Wine & Music – get relaxed in Tokaj

  Erdőbénye festival, 5–8 July „Bor, mámor, Bénye” could be translated into „Wine, exhilaration, Erdőbény”, and it refers to the Hungarian title (Wine, exhilaration, Provence), of the movie A good year. And indeed, just like Russel Crowe in the movie leaving behind his business career for the tranquility of Provence, thousands of…

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Spend the shortest night of the year with Chardonnay

  ChardonnNITE, Etyeki Kúria, 23 June The night of „Szent Iván” (or Saint John) is the shortest night of the year, so why should anyone go to bed? Etyeki Kúria initiated a Chardonnay focused wine event years ago, and it got immensely popular quickly. The name of the event is witty: combination…

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Hungarian medals at the world’s oldest wine contest

  International Wine & Spirit Competition  IWCS winners were announced in May at London Wine Fair, but for those who missed the event, here we present our winners. One Tokaj Essencia made by Tokaj Classic in 1999 received the prestigious gold outstanding evaluation. 2 Hungarian wines obtained gold medal: Grand Tokaj Szarvas Tokaji Aszú…

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The perfect getaway among the hills

  Sabar Wine House has opened its guest house Sabar Wine House is a small, relatively new winery (founded in 2009), which has become the favourite of many keen winelovers as quick as a glance. The owner, Gábor Ádám and the winemaker, Bálint Földi work together very well, and this harmonious relationship pays…

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Sparkling June

Grand tasting in Budapest, 16 June The annual display of Hungarian and international sparkling wines takes place in the glamorous 5 star hotel called Corinthia Hotel Budapest. Champagne hall is dedicated to champagnes only, samples are to be paid here. Other wines poured by the exhibitors are free for ticket holders.

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Heavenly little balls with matching wine

Cottage cheese dumplings and Hárslevelű Zsófia Mautner used to work in the diplomacy, but her passion for cooking was so intense that she gave up her successful career in Brussels and devoted all her life to gastronomy. Her blog Chili & Vanilia is one of the most popular gastroblogs in Hungary, and…

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