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Pálinka – the Hungarian ’eau de vie’

Why do we think of ’pálinka’, the Hungarian national spirit in the heat of the summer? Because wherever we look, ripening fruits smile back to us, the only ingredient of ’pálinka’. It’s the busiest season for distilleries, cherries have already been done, apricot is distilled, and the first grapes will…

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A sparkling evening in Hotel Gellért, Budapest

Date: 24 August, 2017, 18.00–22.00 Location: Hotel Gellért, Szent Gellért tér 2., Budapest Type of event: informal consumer tasting of different sparkling wines Sparkling wine is an ever increasing trend all over the world, and also in Hungary. Whether méthode traditionnelle bottle aged serious quality or a simple, refreshing areated…

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International Rosé Day is coming!

Obscure origin Many calendars insist on 14 August being the International Rosé Day, though it is hard to find evidence. The United States of America – from where almost all days originate from Valentine to Father’s Day, and also wine days, like Cabernet Franc day – has its own national…

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Michelin tire company buys Robert Parker Wine Advocate

Well, not the whole company, but a 40% stake. As Wine Advocate newsletter announced yesterday: „We are very excited to inform you that Michelin, the globally renowned tire company and name behind the world’s leading guide to quality restaurants, MICHELIN guide, announces today its acquisition of a 40% stake in…

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Visit a local market in Tokaj!

Date: 13 August, 2017 (and every second Sunday of the month), 10 am– 4 pm Location: Sárga Borház restaurant, Tokaj wine region, Hungary (Disznókő dűlő, Mezőzombor, 3931 (on road 37) Type of event: open air artisan market of local products with wine tastings This temporary market has been run for a…

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Taming of the Devil – cultural and wine week in Villány

As we posted among our upcoming events, Ördögkatlan festival (Devil’s Cauldron Festival) is coming closer, it will start next Tuesday, thus we highly suggest to book accommodation if you are interested. And you can believe us (we have been participated five times since the beginning), this event is really a…

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