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Hey Paris, we are going!

Wine Paris expo debut was more than succesful last year, wine writers, buyers lauded the event loudly, and as a consequence the 2nd edition is going to be larger (joined with Vinexpo). We, as Hungarianwines participated at the predecessor Vinisud and last year at Wine Paris, and we can justify…

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Did you know? Tokaj and its pre-historic vine

Century old, thick and wrinkled vines are relatively easy to find, but how about million-year-old vines? Tokaj boasts with the second oldest classification system from 1737 (after Chianti and before Port), but a lesser known fact is that probably the oldest fossil vine from Miocene age was found in the…

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Barta Wines – the „OMG” story continues

As we reported less than a year ago, Tamlyn Currin wine writer of JancisRobinson.com could not find the word for Barta Öreg Király Furmint, so she began her wine description with the rather unusual start as indicated in the title. She is not the only one using superlatives when it…

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Podrum Wineart – a fancy wine epicentrum in Belgrade

Serbia is an amazing wine country with a lot to discover, just think of the flagship grape, Prokupac, but there are several exciting varieties beyond that. Vuk Vuletić, the sommelier champion of Serbia is somewhat parallel with Serbian wine culture: dynamic and has huge potential. Vuk Vuletić is head sommelier…

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Barta Winery

The estate was founded in 2003 by Barta family with the objective to revive Öreg Király vineyard (’Old King’ vineyard) of great prestige, abandoned since the 1950s. The estate was a royal estate as early as 1280, belonging to the queen of Hungary.

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Catalans like Juhfark, Bikavér and Aszú!

We have recently conducted a „friendly” tasting in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, in the Catalonian town known as the capital of cava. Our guests were all wine experts, and to our great pleasure, they loved the Hungarian wines we had presented!

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CNN Travel has 11 fun facts about Hungary

CNN Travel has 11 fun facts about Hungary „Hungarian people are reputed to be the only people who can enter a revolving door behind you and emerge ahead” – this is just one of the funny, but bitterly true facts about Hungary. The article at CNN Travel is from April, but is is…

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