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Two Hungarian medals at Japan Wine Challenge

A Cabernet Franc and a Tokaji Aszú Japan Wine Challenge is Asia’s oldest wine contest, it has been organized for the 20th time. A total of over 1,700 wines were entered and judged by a panel of leading wine professionals from Japan and international.  These came from 30 different countries, with…

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Amazing Kadarka from the highest vineyard of Hungary

  Gróf Buttler Kadarka Superior from Nagy-Eged mountain Hungary is not a mountainous country, thus our highest spots are not so high like for example in Switzerland or Argentina, but still there are some peaks we might talk about. Mátra wine region has some higher altitude vineyards, but Eger wine…

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Great Olaszrizling Tasting

  Welshriesling wine exhibition with 200 wines More than an everyday wine Olaszrizling (Welshriesling) is the most planted grape variety in Hungary, however, besides being an everyday wine, it has an ageing potential, and when it’s low yielded, selected, it can be really brilliant. It was and is mistaken for…

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Fine dining with discount in 140 restaurants!

  Restaurant Week on 9–15 October If you plan to travel to Hungary and the date is not fixed yet, you might adjust your travel to the secont week of October, to have great meals at good prices! Nationwide Restaurant Week is being organized for the 13th time in Hungary,…

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5 Hungarian gold medals at Mundus Vini

  4 red wines and 1 white wins gold at the summer tasting 4300 wines tasted Results of the monstre German wine contest Mundus Vini Summer Tasting were announced on 6 September. A total of 16 Grand Gold, 703 Gold and 1001 Silver medals were awarded at the 21st Grand…

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Those, who fell in love with a hill

  Hungarian finalist in Wine Spectator video contest First of all let us excuse ourselves at hungarianwines.eu because of the sometimes confused use of ’hill’ or ’mountain’. Now we are talking about Somló, a volcanic witness mountain, a remarkable object standing out of its surroundings, thus we prefer calling it…

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The ’Beast’ captures new chef

It’s not a story of hijack of course, the new chef has been captured by the new challenge after Első Mádi Borház (Tokaj) to manage the kitchen of Bestia (’the Hungarian word for ’beast’). The previous chef of Bestia, Gábor Krausz spends most of his time these days with a…

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Baby boom in Szekszárd

Szekszárd wine region in Hungary is especially good at working together for the same goal. The second generation of the big names are youngsters, who probably attended the same grammar school or went together to the university of viticulture. These young winemakers have common activites – recently they all gave…

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