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Panel tasting in a laboratory? Funny and serious

Scanning one of our partner winery’s Facebook page, Babarczi Winery, we have come accross an interesting piece of news: Babarczi Rosé 2016 has been chosen the third best in ’Szupermenta’ tasting. Telling you the truth, we are quite deeply involved in Hungarian wine life, but it was something we have…

Enjoy a sip on a ship – river tasting in Budapest

Borjour is a company dedicated to special experiences connected to wine. They make a habit of tasting in unusual circumstances, tasting for example in the tunnel of the latest underground line while it was still under construction is a memorable one. Borjour team is looking for the best locations in…

Running around Badacsony – charity run

12 kilometres around „the late” volcano Do you happen to stay in Hungary, what’s more you are looking for a program for tomorrow? Participate in the charity run organized by Laposa Wine Estate. The 12 kilometre run can be completed alone or in a team. The money from the nominations…

Autumn Picnic in Etyek

The vineyard of Budapest, Etyek hosts a so called Picnic four times a year, one in every season. The upcoming one on 2–3 September is going to be the 20th occassion. For the anniversary the location called „GastroPath” (’Gasztrosétány’) has been renewed, but the atmosphere is the same: cellars open…

A Comprehensive Book on Hungarian Wines – Pre-order now!

About the authors The first edition of Terra Benedicta, a comprehensive book on Hungarian wines were published in 2003 by Gabriella Mészáros, Gábor Rohály and András Nagymarosy. Gabriella Mészáros and Gábor Rohály were the ones who initiated professional Hungarian wine education, and they were also the first to obtain accreditaion…

Celebrate Pinot Noir today!

Like every other „wine day”, Pinot Noir Day also originates in the United States. We wrote about the International Rosé Day and why it has been probably created, and we could also find out how Cabernet Franc Day was announced in the USA. Pinot Noir day might have something to…

The „Beauty Queen” of the Month from Eger

VinCE Magazine, Hungary’s market leading print wine magazine is published monthly, and famous for its rigorous and reliable panel tastings. This month – August issue – the best of the new release section is a dry white wine made of Leányka indigenous grape. What’s the news in in? Well, the…

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Once again about the Furmint book

A few days ago we published a piece of news of the new release Furmint book. We still keep getting emails inquiring about some characteristics of the book, so we think it is wise to clarify the main points again.

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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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