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Who will be the winner?

The second round of the 3rd Hungarian WebWineWriting is going to end tomorrow at midnight. The jury members have already selected the 18 finalists (out of 61 articles). Now it is the readers’ turn to pick the best and most engaging articles to choose the 6 winners.

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10 gold winner red wines from VinAgora

Last week we reported the announcement of the 21st VinAgora International Wine Competition of Hungary and we introduced some champions, then we also presented 7 gold medal winner white wines. Now we will present 10 of the gold winners, this time only red wines. These wines are more than worth…

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7 gold winner white wines from VinAgora

Last week we reported the announcement of the 21st VinAgora International Wine Competition of Hungary. Then we introduced a champion Garamvári sparkling, a Grand Gold Thummerer Bikavér and a special award winner Paulus Olaszrizling. Now we will present 7 of the 140 gold winners, this time only white wines –…

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The results of Vinagora wine contest are announced

The largest international wine competition of Hungary, the 21st VinAgora took place on 3–5 July, and the results have just been announced. The number of samples hit a new record at one of the most important wine competitions of Central Europe. 50 wine experts from all around the world tasted…

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Hungarian medals at Helsinki International Beverage Competition

Babarczi Winery has won a silver medal, while Sabar Wine House has received a silver and a bronze medal at Helsinki International Beverage Competition. So what? – you might ask, three medals is not a big number. However, this strange wine competition awarded altogether 11 wines! Now these 3 Hungarian…

Pálma and Csaba Koch at the 40th National Wine Contest (photo by Magyar Mezőgazdaság)
Meet the winemaker of the Happy Grape!

Csaba Koch has created his own concept of grape growing called Happy Grape. The basic principle is to let the grape grow as it wants and reduce canopy work as much as possible. Nomen est omen: Chris Boiling, editor in chief of Canopy magazine, the publication of International Wine Challenge…

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The winemaker’s son gets gold medal

József Bock, founder and owner of Bock Cellar must be very proud now: his son, Valér Bock has been making wines for a while at the family estate, and now his blend, Bock Libra 2015 has received a gold medal at French Citadelle du Vin wine competition. Altogether Hungary received…

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Best Buy Traminer from Hungary

Traminer is a grape variety with quite obscure origin: it might have originated in France or Germany, it might be named after the town of Tramin in South Tirol, Alto Adige, but there are other hypotheses as well.