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Become a member of the club!

Tóth Ferenc Winery in Eger wine region is most active in every field: regular newsletters with content worth reading, wine tastings, wine dinners, chocolate–wine pairing workshops, vertical tastings and many other activities. Now they have announced their club system, and membership is worth being considered – especially if you are…

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The BOLDEST and BALDEST winemaking guys

Challenges bring some excitement to our lives in lockdown. Some of them are easy (find and post a photo of yours from your childhood), some of them are more sophisticated (reproduce a painting) and some of them require a good deal of courage – like the one among young Hungarian…

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Nimród is there in trouble

In Hungary citizens are still allowed to go out, but with restrictions, and fear is a good ruler: people rather stay at home. Kovács Nimród Winery in Eger offers free delivery to locals and the villages around the city of Eger,

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Eger winemakers unite to help feed medical staff

Eger Wine Workshop, an association of renowned winemakers of Eger has donated 1552 bottles of wine to collect funds to finance meals for people working in hospitals, National Health Service institutions, emergency rooms and other medical units. Eger Lions Club is coordinating the project. “Long working hours, endless shifts –…

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Wine of the week: Egri Kadarka Superior 2018

We are – like many others – staying closed in quarantine. Telling stories, playing games and thanks God, tasting good wines. This Kadarka from Tóth Ferenc Winery is a beautiful example of the variety. Spicy and scented on the nose, and adorable, silky texture, a full basket of raspberry on…

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And the bulls keep fighting…

Two wine regions are allowed to make the world famous Bull’s Blood blend in Hungary, though as a consequence of the mass production of the communist era, Bull’s Blood is rather infamous, therefore now quality producers prefer using the Hungarian term ‘Bikavér’ to avoid wrong connotations.

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Therapy with wine & horse

Wine tourism should be much more than having a tasting room where visitors can taste. If tourists can find activities for the whole day around the winery, they are much likely visit. Thummerer Winery in Eger has something unique to offer: apart from visiting the amazing cellar carved into the…

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Bikavérmousse: the taming of the bull

Katalin Tóth of Tóth Ferenc Winery in Eger has long been practicing the „alchemy” of pairing chocolate and wine, and she has a relatively easy job to do so: partially because the winery has a wide range of wines from the fresh, crispy whites to the aged, full bodied red…

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