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Eastern weekend where wonders happen – Gere’s Hotel

A few weeks ago I was in Villány with an Indian and a Canadian lady, both wine experts. After visiting the fascinating underground labyrinth of Csányi Winery and tasting superb Villányi Franc, we still had some 80 minutes to kill. In a sleepy small town in February, what’s worse, it…

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Vince Day in Villány – start the year with wine spa

St. Vincent, the patron of vineyards is celebrated on 19 January in Hungarian wine regions (for example in Mád as we wrote earlier). Vince Day (as it is called in Hungary) is the day when priests bless the vines, winemakers taste their fellows’ wines (and vineyard workers get drunk…).