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Wine of the Weekend – Optimum Brut

A long weekend in Hungary (yesterday was the anniversary of 1956 Revolution, the most significant revolt against the communist oppression), but it is also the weekend of clocks change in Europe. We can sleep an hour more on Sunday, but as a consequence sunset comes earlier. Several arguments for a…

Drinks Business award to Taste Hungary

British print and online publication, Drinks Business founded the award 17 years ago. Since then the best achievements of wine and spirit trade have been announced annually in several categories. It is worth checking the list of winners also for getting inspirations about trendy packaging, effective marketing campaigns. The previous…

“A bright and promising vintage”

Haraszthy Vineyards was one of the pioneers of Etyek wine region. When Carlos Coelho from Argentina first visited the village, there was not a single cellar open, it was impossible to taste wine. Now, 24 years later the estate is the largest in Etyek–Buda wine region, it has a functioning…

Kadarka – not frivolous at all!

If you ever taste a good Kadarka, you will fall in love with it. Charming, full of spices, enchantingly fruity and tempts you to have another glass of it. Is it the frivolous grape? No, no! It does have serious ageing potential – in good hands. On Friday – 16…

Barta Furmint – an excellent “weekday wine”

We have reported the success of Barta Tokaji Aszús and single vineyard Barta Öreg Király Furmint several times. However, the estate is not only a producer of top wines, they are equally good at making affordable, easy to drink wines. British Decanter magazine collected some lovely wines under 20 GBP…

Bordeaux Blends in Budapest

The 7th ‘Bordói November’ grand tasting awaits red wine lovers on 17 November. Though indigenous varieties are the ones we are mostly looking for in a country, at the same time we must admit the qualities of the renowned international varieties. The so called Bordeaux varieties – Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet…

Rooster calling – new vintage Vylyan rosé arrives

The rosé trend seems unstoppable in Hungary – just like elsewhere. Though official statistics are not available about rosé consumption nor production, a non representative survey carried on by Vinoport online wine magazine and its partners show that wine drinkers’s first choice is rosé. 40 000 people answered the questions…

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