The Island of Freedom – with Balaton wines

Have you heard about the Island of Freedom? In Hungarian we call it Sziget (which means island, of course), and it’s the father, the ancestor of all festivals in the country. It’s our Woodstock, our Glastonbury, a festival attended by parents with nostalgy, by youngsters with curiosity and by tourists…

Hárslevelű Wine Competition results are out!

The National Hárslevelű Wine Competition took place on Friday, June 23, 2017. Wines from numerous wine regions in several categories were nominated for the competition. The results have shown once again that some level of residual sugar helps to bring out the best in Hárslevelű.

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Temetjük a pezsgősflőtét?

„Nem az ünnepeket átkozom, csak a flőtét” Anne Krebiehl MW Budapesten is tartott már előadást (2015-ben a VinCE Budapesten), és a fiatalabb Master of Wine szakértők közül az egyik legtöbbet publikáló borszakíró, a Wine Enthusiast és más lapok rendszeres szerzője. A brit Decanter hasábjain vetette fel a flőte-ellenes jelenséget, mondván,…

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Zoo, music and Szekszárd wine this summer in Budapest

As Best of Budapest reported, this year, in addition to the great line-up of concerts every Wednesday for 2 months at the Budapest Zoo, visitors now have a chance to taste wines from 8 different Szekszárd wineries before the concerts, adding an extra dimension to an already exceptional evening. Expecting…

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Sabar Wine House

Badacsony wine region, which is situated north of Lake Balaton, the largest lake of Europe, is not only a wine region of breathtaking beauty, but also one of the oldest wine growing areas of Hungary. Sabar Wine House, an ambitious, dynamically growing wine estate produces its volcanic wines here, in…

Tomorrow taste the winners of VinAgora at one place!

Date: 7 July, 2017 Location: Corinthia Hotel Budapest (1073 Budapest, Erzsébet krt. 43–9.) Type of event: indoor tasting of all the wines entered VinAgora wine contest The largest international contest in Hungary VinAgora is the largest international wine contest organized annually in Hungary. This year 556 wines were entered from…

Wine Bottle with the winning design

Kreatív Group, Hungary’s leading news portal and print magazine of creative industry has organized its package contest, called PAKK for the 9th time. Wine was a category of special importance, and the winning bottle is from Etyeki Kúria. The Zweigelt label – and all the others of the winery – was…

Marathon in Rosé in Villány

Date: 14–15 July, 2017 Location: Villány, Hungary Type of event: funky running contest and rosé wine festival Médoc Marathon in France is definitely „The” marathon for winelovers, however this little sister of the Bordeaux running contest in Hungary is fun as well. Runners dress in pink and run a modest…

10 Hungarian medals at Citadelles du Vin 2017

4 gold medals Hungary has received 4 gold medals, one white wine (Tűzkő Chardonnay Barrique), two sparkling wines (BB Spumante Doux and Chapel Hill Chardonnay Brut) and one red wine from Villány (Cassiopeia Cabernet Franc). The special prize of the country went  to Tűzkő Chardonnay. 6 silver medals – with…

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