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Winners announced

The 6 winners of the 3rd Hungarian WebWineWriting contest are announced! The competition has two rounds, first the juries of each category selected three finalists, and then the voting period began. The votes could arrive until yesterday midnight, so today we have the names of the winners, here they are:

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Who will be the winner?

The second round of the 3rd Hungarian WebWineWriting is going to end tomorrow at midnight. The jury members have already selected the 18 finalists (out of 61 articles). Now it is the readers’ turn to pick the best and most engaging articles to choose the 6 winners.

Every member of the family finds something to do at Béres Vineyard and Winery during the festival
Wine and art: Erdőbénye awaits you again!

Erdőbénye is a picturesque, tiny village in Tokaj wine region, home of several wineries, which help each other in many ways, for example each of them recommends the others (with useful pieces of information, like how far the next winery is on foot or by car).

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Kabar webinar in Winephabet Street

Have you heard about Kabar grape variety? No? No wonder, it is a grape producted in tiny quantity in a small country – in Hungary. Now, you can learn about this rare varietal in a free webinar by Debbie Gioquindo CSW and Lori Budd. They will certainly taste a bottle…

ÁTS KÁROLY a Borászok Borásza
Winemaker of the Winamekers Award announced!

Yesterday evening the winner of this prestigious Hungarian award was announced, and the winner is Károly Áts, chief winemaker of Grand Tokaj! The award has a special importance, because, as we wrote earlier, the winner is chosen by 49 other winemakers, thus the trade selects the best winemaker from trade…

Tamlyn Currin
Tokaj rocks on JancisRobinson.com!

Again a good piece of news to greet the weekend: Tamlyn Currin (in the photo), who has previously described several Furmint wines from Hungary, now visits Tokaj wine region and she is imressed by the diverse soils of the volcanic mountains. “Those volcanic soils – rhyolite, rhyodacite, dacite, andesite, basalt,…

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“It has an almost Mosel-like balance, …

… yet it does not try to imitate Rieslings. Finesse and elegance from start to finish” – this description comes from a wine blogger, Zoltán Németi, who considers the protagonist of his post, Barta Öreg Király single vineyard Furmint 2018 “simply one of the greatest dry Tokaji Furmints” he has ever…

Betsek
Another perfect match: Furmint and Japanese Temaki

Pairing wine and food happens all the time, but perfect pairings are rare. Furmint is an extremely versatile grape variety, and it is proved with every pairing. While yesterday we presented an a stunning match of Furmint and tapas, now a far more exotic pairing is introduced: Furmint and Ebi…

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