hungarian wine

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Happy Birthday, Zsolt Gere!

At the beginning of my career I made a big mistake: I wrote an incorrect caption under Zsolt and his father, Tamás Gere’s photo. There are more winemakers with the name Gere, and it caused some confusion – at least in my head. Long time have passed since that, we…

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Kissed by a buffalo in Sopron

Do you know what buffalo kiss is? Well, it is a less known type of “fröccs” aka wine spritzer. Fröccs is simply wine and soda water, and it is highly popular in Hungary. The different names refer to the different ratio of wine and soda. The most common is “nagyfröccs”…

Every member of the family finds something to do at Béres Vineyard and Winery during the festival
Wine and art: Erdőbénye awaits you again!

Erdőbénye is a picturesque, tiny village in Tokaj wine region, home of several wineries, which help each other in many ways, for example each of them recommends the others (with useful pieces of information, like how far the next winery is on foot or by car).

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Taste the Wine of the Month free in a stunning place

“Hoping July will be an out and out summer month, we chose the only still rosé wine of our assortment, the Kúria Rosé to be the wine of the month. We offer free samples throughout the month at our Wine Bar.” The invitation of Etyeki Kúria is worth considering, especially…

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Top 10 Hungarian wines by Dr. Matthew Horkey

Exotic Wine Travel founder and co-owner, Dr. Matthew Horkey is a frequent visitor in Hungary, what is more, he and his partner, Charine Tan are working on a new book on Hungary called Discover Hungarian Wines. Matthew and Charine participated in Borjour Magnum, the largest indoor tasting of Hungary, and…

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River tasting on the Danube

As life restarts in Hungary, so do the river tastings organized by Borjour team. The first cruise of the season leaves the port at 8 pm on 2nd July. Guests can enjoy the gorgeous view of Budapest and meanwhile taste wines from 8 wineries, for example Grand Tokaj (the head…

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