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Wine Bus every Saturday around Eger

Eger Wine Workshop is a group of quality wineries in Eger wine region, however they are not only great at winemaking, but active and creative as well. They have just launched a bus route, which takes around winelovers to visit the wineries. It runs in every 90 minutes,

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Pannon Passport – a document to great wines

Pannon Wine Guild is an association uniting iconic family wineries of Hungary. The Guild had planned to have a workshop with 20 wines just at this weekend at VinCE Budapest Wine Show, but, like many other events, it was cancelled (it is postponed to 6–7 June). While wine lovers are…

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Eger winemakers unite to help feed medical staff

Eger Wine Workshop, an association of renowned winemakers of Eger has donated 1552 bottles of wine to collect funds to finance meals for people working in hospitals, National Health Service institutions, emergency rooms and other medical units. Eger Lions Club is coordinating the project. “Long working hours, endless shifts –…

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An Canadian ex-lawyer’s wine guide to Hungary

Craig Heschuk had a “normal life” with a career in law, when – as he said – a “light bulb went off” and he turned to wine. He did it seriously, went to University of California Davis programme in Winemaking and Viticulture, and ever since that he has been working…

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Who is the next winemaker on the floor?

While in Hollywood you can see names of celebrated movie stars in Walk of Fame, in Budapest, Hungary you can see similar stars, but they belong to celebrated winemakers. Borászok borásza (Winemaker of the Winemakers) is an award with great prestige, because the winner is selected by the winemakers themselves,…

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And the bulls keep fighting…

Two wine regions are allowed to make the world famous Bull’s Blood blend in Hungary, though as a consequence of the mass production of the communist era, Bull’s Blood is rather infamous, therefore now quality producers prefer using the Hungarian term ‘Bikavér’ to avoid wrong connotations.

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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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„Best of” tasting of Hungarian wines in Krakow, Poland

„Polish and Hungarian: two good friends” – an old, often quoted saying predestines our neighbouring countries for mutual and fruitful trade. But friendship is not enough when it comes to business, hard work and continuous presence is needed. A large trade tasting on 23 January in Krakow is the the…

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Bubbly Budapest on 28 December

Borjour event organizers are well known for their creative ideas, topics for their tastings and for their welcoming attitude towards less known wineries with exciting wines. At the end of the year their annual Borjour Bubble event is held in Stefánia Palace, near the City Park of Budapest (’Városliget’).

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