red wine

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Craft beer with Heumann Syrah marc

Though craft beer is trendy in Hungary, now breweries suffer serious decrease of sale because craft beers are mostly sold in bars – and bars are closed. However, home delivery still works, so why not order some beer? Especially when the beer is made with the marc of one of…

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Wine of the week: Egri Kadarka Superior 2018

We are – like many others – staying closed in quarantine. Telling stories, playing games and thanks God, tasting good wines. This Kadarka from Tóth Ferenc Winery is a beautiful example of the variety. Spicy and scented on the nose, and adorable, silky texture, a full basket of raspberry on…

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The absolute winner of Villány Regional Wine Contest

308 wines entered the 59th annual Villány Wine Contest and 81 gold medals were given. The results have just been announced. Only 6 of the gold medal winners received the highest prize – the Great Gold Medal. Bock Cabernet Franc 2015 was selected the Best Villányi Franc, and the absolute…

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If Cupid were a buck

In most cases people would not appreciate the stab of a buck, espacially when having a romantic date. But there is an exception: Bock Cellar in Villány has a buck in their logo (the Swabish name means buck as well), and their wines give just the right amount of momentum…

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Wine of the Week: Babarczi Merlot 2018

Pannonhalma is a magic place, the hill on top of the Archabbey (with a levander field, a restaurant, a winery and a tea house) is a must-visit spot within a short drive from Budapest. Babarczi Winery is a family run estate situated in Pannonhalma wine region, and long has been…

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Therapy with wine & horse

Wine tourism should be much more than having a tasting room where visitors can taste. If tourists can find activities for the whole day around the winery, they are much likely visit. Thummerer Winery in Eger has something unique to offer: apart from visiting the amazing cellar carved into the…

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18 January Vince Day – heart warming event in the cold

As we wrote earlier, Vince Day is the day dedicated to the patron of the vineyard (Saint Vincent) and is celebrated with several programmes in Villány. Bock Cellar awaits guests with a wine dinner, barrel tasting and special offer in the hotel, Gere Attila Winery invites winelovers for a Vince…

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Wine of the Week: Tűzkő Domb Cuvée

Marchese Piero Antinori is constantly looking for authencity in his foreign estates, so does he in Tolna wine region, Hungary. Tűzkő Estate is located near the village of Bátaapáti, among the hills of Tolna, near the river Danube. It has a long history closely related to that of the Counts of…

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Wine of the Week: Sauska Cuvée 7

Wine & Spirit American wine magazine panel selected Sauska Rozé, Kadarka and Kékfrankos ’Best Buys’ in its December issue. What is more, Sauska Cuvée 7 from 2015 received the highest score (92 points) in the red line up. “Firm, structured by crisp acidity and savory notes from stone and earth.”

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