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Top 10 Hungarian wines by Dr. Matthew Horkey

Exotic Wine Travel founder and co-owner, Dr. Matthew Horkey is a frequent visitor in Hungary, what is more, he and his partner, Charine Tan are working on a new book on Hungary called Discover Hungarian Wines. Matthew and Charine participated in Borjour Magnum, the largest indoor tasting of Hungary, and…

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Opening wine event at the nicest square in Budapest

Mikszáth Kálmán square is indeed one of the most popular in the Hungarian capital, no wonder Borjour event team has picked the location and has already organized several open air festivals here. Now Hungary is more or less open, people are hungry for events, so Borjour will hold its opening…

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Take the opportunity – enjoy Hungarian wines!

We have been informed that several foreign wine experts are stuck in Hungary, for example the editor-in-chief of the Italian WineMag.it, Davide Bortone. He has received some samples and working on an article now, but of course he is happy to receive some more. If you are interested, write to…

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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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Heumann Winery

The estate is located in the area of Siklós in the Hungarian wine region Villány. This Family-owned artisanal winery was founded in the late 1990s by the Swiss-German couple Evelyne and Erhard Heumann and gradually built up since then.

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Let’s meet at Wine Square in Szeged!

The south-east city of Szeged is famous for its university, the magnificent dome and the longest annual wine festival in May. Seemingly the longest wine festival is not long enough, since another huge outdoor wine event awaits winlovers between 18–22 September called ’Bortér’ (meaning Wine Square).

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Save the date: Franc & Franc in Villány

As Michael Broadbent said, Cabernet Franc has found its home in Villány. Indeed, it gives complex and outstanding wines, thus the wine region created an appellation called Villányi Franc, which is strictly controlled by the board of the region.

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Balaton & Blues on 5 July!

Sabar Wine House is one of the best estates in Badacsony wine region, and if you ask for the most active and most creative one, it is undoubtedly Sabar. It is hard to find a „quiet” weekend at their rustic, charming wine estate on Sabar hill, they are always busy with concerts,…

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