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Do you know Zweigelt grape?

Zweigelt is the most widely planted black grape of Austria with more than 6500 hectares, and the 2nd largest Zweigelt grower country is Hungary with more than 2400 hectares. Due to the Nazi past of the breeder, it was suggested to change to name to Blue Monday.

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7th November: Hungarian wines & food in Berlin

The Hungarian Embassy will hold a food and wine tasting for the 9th time in Berlin. Outstanding wines and food products will be presented for the German restaurateurs, wine professionals, but foodies and winelovers are also welcome. The all day event is free of charge, but registration is needed.

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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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EzerYO at the 2nd Hungarian Gettogether

Have you ever tasted Ezerjó? It is an indigenous Hungarian grape almost exclusively grown in Mór wine region, the second smallest wine region. It is hard to „tame” it because of its relatively high acidity, but in good hands it can give great wines.

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New Year’s Eve party ideas around Hungary

Still looking for a place to finish this year and cheer to the upcoming one? We have some ideas, all of our recommendations are wine related definitely worthy going. Balaton, Sopron, Villány – 3 tips for those who wait till the last moment.

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Let us introduce you Mr Roter Veltliner!

Sopron wines tasting with 50 wines On 3rd October Hotel Gellért, one of the most iconic hotels of Budapest will host a tasting of about 50 wines from 15 wineries from Sopron wine region. The north-west region is the most famous from Kékfrankos (Blaufrankisch), but several wine varieties are grown as well, like Zöld…

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Top 5 Kékfrankos for summer nights

Gold medals from X. International Kékfranos Contest The city of Szekszárd hosts a biannual conference focusing on Kékfrankos grape variety, and the conference is also the event when the biannual international Kékfrankos contest results are announced. This jubilee contest is an extra occassion: 2018 is the official Year of Kékfrankos grape. Kékfrankos is…

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