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The Big Hungarian Grape Quiz

Are you a wine expert? Have you done some WSET courses? Do you work as a sommelier? It is time to check your knowledge of Hungarian grape varieties. If you ‘pass’, you will get an invitation to our August wine event!

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Become a member of the club!

Tóth Ferenc Winery in Eger wine region is most active in every field: regular newsletters with content worth reading, wine tastings, wine dinners, chocolate–wine pairing workshops, vertical tastings and many other activities. Now they have announced their club system, and membership is worth being considered – especially if you are…

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Find some comfort in these hard times!

These days the whole word is watching staticstics, learning precautions and trying to adapt to a new situation. Wine events are cancelled in many countries, also in Hungary. VinCE Budapest Wine Show is postponed to 6–7 June, Rosalia Festival is also postponed, the new date is yet to be announced….

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Young folks & great HUN wines at Wine Paris

The 2nd grandiose Wine Paris opens on Monday, and Hungarian wines will be there to carry new message: our wines are not only good, but – thanks to young folks, who do not only follow traditions but innovate at the same time – these are wines with personality. Tállya, Mád,…

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Blaufränkisch jamboree in London

Wines of Hungary UK has announced its inaugural event ‘Blue of the Danube’, the largest UK tasting solely dedicated to the most important black grape of Central & Eastern Europe (CEE)– Blaufränkisch (or Kékfrankos as it is known in Hungary).

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Hangover soup and its liquid friends

Sour cabbage, smoked knuckle, sausage, sour cream – the ingredients of a soup aimed to heal our stomach after New Year’s Eve party. But we can enjoy this delicious treat with wine as well. Which variety can handle the complexity of the soup? We have asked some experts.

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A Christmas menu with Kovács Nimród Winery

Caviar & Bull is a relatively new restaurant in Budapest in the building of the glamorous 5 star Corinthia Hotel Budapest. The restaurant has a great wine list with a good selection of Hungarian wines. Kovács Nimród Wines from the high altitude Nagy Eged mountain vineyards are also available.

Photo: Ferenc Dancsecs
Cabbage in „magnate”style

Etyeki Kúria Kékfrankos and an amazing recipe The Hungarian word ’mágnás’ is not equivalent of magnate. It functions as an adjective as well, not only as a noun, and since it is really rarely used, it has a special taste. A ’mágnás’ dish is rich of something, especially because people…

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