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Wine of the Week: Csaba Cuvée

Csaba is an ancient Hungarian name, some claim that the first Csaba was Prince Csaba, son of medieval Attila, the Hun, while according to others Csaba is a name with Turkish origin meaning pastor or gift.

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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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Buy wines for Christmas at a tasting in Pécs

On 7 December a wonderful wine event, the 2nd Advent Wine Salon awaits wine lovers again with more than 100 wineries, more than 200 wines. Pécs is the „mediterranean capital of Hungary” with unique atmosphere and countless must-see places. Visit Pécs during Advent, taste wines from the best wineries of…

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The saddest thing

In memoriam Zoltán Sánta WSET CE, Dip WSET  The news came on Monday, it took a week for us to decide whether to write this kind-of necrology or not. Because the moral question is always hanging in the air: are we writing about the death of our friend to generate readership?

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Stars’ favourites

  7 stories with celebrities and Hungarian wines Motion picture industry has increased significantly in Hungary in the past decade, and as a result of the mushrooming film studios, one can spot several international movie stars in bars and restaurants of Budapest. Some of them are „fully relaxed” when they…

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Grand Tokaj

The company was founded by the Hungarian State in 1948 and has been in her ownership ever since. The winery known as Tokaj Kereskedőház after 1993 has changed it’s name to Grand Tokaj in 2016 to emphasise the company’s all-time key role in the Tokaj Wine Region and to announce…

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