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New vintage Haraszthy wines for ’Witches’ Day’

13 December is a famous day in many European countries, and though folk customs related to witch hunting are loosing popularity – or at least this interest for the dark and mystic creatures is transformed into passion for series like Stranger Things –, but it is still good to come together,…

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Do you know Zweigelt grape?

Zweigelt is the most widely planted black grape of Austria with more than 6500 hectares, and the 2nd largest Zweigelt grower country is Hungary with more than 2400 hectares. Due to the Nazi past of the breeder, it was suggested to change to name to Blue Monday.

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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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