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Winemaker of the Year is announced!

The most prestigious title of Hungarian wine life is given out annually at the end of the year. The process of the election begins with the nomination period: influencers, wine writers are asked to name the winemaker of their choice and then members of Hungarian Wine Academy vote for one…

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4th December: International Cabernet Franc Day

Tomorrow this Bodeaux grape variety is celebrated all over the world, following the initiative of a Californian couple.The date is connected to the French Cardinal Richelieu, because he helped spread the variety in the Loire valley, France, and 4 December is the date of his death (in 1642).

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Wine of the Week: Csaba Cuvée

Csaba is an ancient Hungarian name, some claim that the first Csaba was Prince Csaba, son of medieval Attila, the Hun, while according to others Csaba is a name with Turkish origin meaning pastor or gift.

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Christmas meals with Bikavér wines

The association of 10 Eger winemakers, the so called Egri Borműhely (Eger Wine Workshop) teamed with 3 restaurants of Eger wine region to prove that Egri Bikavér is an ideal wine when it comes to pairing with Christmas dishes.

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Vylyan Bogyólé on Vinepair.com

American wine & spirit online publication, Vinepair dedicated a detailed analysis to „new wines” with the title „Beyond Beaujolais: The Short, Happy Lives of Europe’s Other Nouveau Wines”. Evan Rail examined the new wine scenery in France, the Czech Republic and Hungary, and for the latter one he contacted Hungarianwines.eu.

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Hungarian wineries at ProWein 2020

The largest trade fair of the world expects 6900 exhibitors in Düsseldorf, Germany on 15–17 March. Climate change will be a top topic in tutored tastings, larger space will be dedicated to the popular „Same but different” section and „crossover projects” will get special attention like cannabis wine, beer wine…

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Do you know Zweigelt grape?

Zweigelt is the most widely planted black grape of Austria with more than 6500 hectares, and the 2nd largest Zweigelt grower country is Hungary with more than 2400 hectares. Due to the Nazi past of the breeder, it was suggested to change to name to Blue Monday.

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