Portugieser – do you know it? If not, come and taste!

Portugieser du Monde International Tasting Festival Date: 22 April (13.00–18.00) Location: Palkonya, Villány wine region, Mokos Winery, Hungary Type of event: informal tasting festival with artisan food exhibitors The Portugieser variety is spread across Central Europe, called either Portugizer, Portugizac, Portugalka, Blauer Portugieser or Modry Portugal. It would be very…

Volcanic wine tasting with 15 wineries

Date: 13 April, 2017 (18.00–22.00) Location: Pastrami Restaurant, Budapest (1036 Budapest, Lajos u. 93–99.) Type of event: informal, consumer wine tasting Hungary can boast with several wine regions with volcanic soil: Tokaj, Somló, Badacsony are probably the most famous. As we have reported recently, the renowned Canadian wine writer of…

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Badacsony in New York

Date: 5 April Location: Erzsébet krt 9–11., Budapest, Hungary, 1073 (New York Café, Hotel Boscolo) Type: Proffesional and consumer Badacsony wine region presents its new vintage wines in New York, in fact in New York Café, a historic café house in Budapest. The cafe was the centre of Hungarian literary…

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Let’s go to Szent György hill tomorrow!

Endre Szászi has been growing grapes on Szent György hill in Badacsony wine region for over 15 years. He cultivates his vineyards organically and so does he make his wines. His estate is in a spectacular spot offering breathtaking view from the garden of his tiny tasting house and rustic…

The Spirit of Provence in Villány – VI. GERE JAZZ FESTIVAL

Date: June 9-10 2017 Location: Gere Attila Winery, Villány Type: Casual wine and music festival Web: The 6th annual Gere Jazz Festival takes place June 9-10 at the Gere Attila Winery in Villány on the Gere Estate. Thanks to the anually changing themes this year our guests can spend the…

Borjour Magnum: grand tasting in Budapest

Date: 11 February, 15.00–21.00 (for professionals 12.00–15.00) Location: Millenáris Park, B Building (Budapest, Kis Rókus u. 16–20.) Type of event: informal consumer tasting of more than 200 wineries. „Borjour” is a pun, a game on words: ’bor’ means wine in the Hungarian language, and placed in the French greeting it…

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