Rosalia Festival

Date: 12–14 May Location: Budapest City Park Type of event: consumer wine festival concentrating almost exclusively on rosé and sparkling wines Rosalia Festival is the greatest springtime wine festival of Budapest. Visit Budapest City Park behind Heroes’ Square to enjoy the warm atmosphere of Rosalia. Rosé and sparkling wines, an…

’Spring Wine Buzz’ (Tavaszi borzsongás)

Date: 29 April – 1 May Location: Villány (2,5 hours drive from Budapest) Type of event: consumer wine, gastronomy and music festival with craft fair Villány is the mediterranean wine region in Hungary, and probably the southern spirit is the reason for the number of lively festivities held in the…

Szent György Day

Date: 29 April Location: Szent György Mountain, Lake Balaton Type of event: Rural, traditional wine tasting tour in the vineyards of the mountain According to the legend Saint George killed a dragon, therefore to commemorate his heroic deed there is a well with the head of a dragon at the…

Great Tokaj Wine Auction

Date: 22 April Location: Synagoge of Tokaj Type of event: Wine auction The Confrérie is preparing the Great Tokaj Wine Auction 2017 – to be held in Tokaj on 22nd April as part of a weekend of exclusive events with top Tokaj winemakers. “We had a great dream four years…

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…

Spring Cellar Opening in Hajós–Baja

Date: 8 April Location: Hajós cellar village Type of event: wine and gastronomy festival with live music Hajós–Baja wine region is not the most famous regarding its wines, but it is definitely worth a visit, especially the museal cellar village of Hajós with 1200 little cellars built next to each…

Two decades of Kopar, Hungary’s iconic red blend

1997. do you remember what happened twenty years ago? This was the year when headlines all over the world were occupied by news of the first cloned animal, Dolly the sheep, the Hollywood blockbuster Titanic made moviegoers reach for their handkerchiefs, the Hungarian water polo team led by Dénes Kemény…

Let’s celebrate poetry and wine today!

11 April is the Day of Poetry in Hungary, to remember Attila József, one of our greatest poet. On this occasion, we recommend a café house, Café Hadik in Budapest, a place where the spirit of literature lingers on – and is paired with great cuisine and wine list. Attila…

A thorough French article about the wines of Villány

François Collombet French wine writer was one of the invited guests at VinCE Budapest Wine Show in March. Returning home Collombet has published his first piece about Villány and some of its great wineries, for example Csányi, Gere Attila, Bock and their superb Cabernet Franc wines on Dico du Vin….

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