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Jardinette – sunny wine garden even in winter!

Budapest is divided into Buda and Pest, Buda is the older and more romantic. Jardinette restaurant absolutely suits this romanting image of Buda, what is more the place offers a winter garden (made of glass) to enjoy sunshine in the colder season. The restaurant is highly active, they organize events frequently, many…

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What does Santa do in January? He drinks rosé!

There is a funny-but-serious rosé wine competition in Hungary. Funny, because it takes place on the nameday of Santa Claus (in Hungary every day is dedicated to a different Christian name), on 6 December, and funny, because all the invited experts in the jury are called Claus (Miklós in Hungarian).

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The diary of our big trip

1st Hungarianwines WebWineWriting study tour photos by: Tamas Dobos, Bence Karvaly, Matthew Horkey On 5th August the voting period of our first online wine writer contest ended, the name of the winners were revealed. Altogether 10 113 votes were given to the 18 finalists in 6 categories. The winners are:

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Spend the shortest night of the year with Chardonnay

  ChardonnNITE, Etyeki Kúria, 23 June The night of „Szent Iván” (or Saint John) is the shortest night of the year, so why should anyone go to bed? Etyeki Kúria initiated a Chardonnay focused wine event years ago, and it got immensely popular quickly. The name of the event is witty: combination…

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Let’s go picnic this weekend! Etyek Summer Picnic

Date: 10-11 June Location: Újhegy, Etyek, Hungary Type of event: open air festival Etyek is often mentioned as the „vineyard of the capital”, being so close to Budapest that it is worth going there for a glass of wine. Újhegy is a row of cellars in Etyek, where the Picnic…

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Spring Picnic of Etyek

Date: 8-9 April Location: Etyek (20 minutes drive from Budapest), several locations in the village Type of event: consumer wine, gastronomy and music festival with craft fair ‘Let’s have spring in our hearts too! Titled drinks, tasty gastronomy, Picnic Wine Campus and craftmen’s market’ – say the organizers who were…

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