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Comprehensive Tokaj tasting in Budapest

14 March – the day before Hungary commemorates the Revolution and Fight for Liberty in 1848–49 – will see an event dedicated to our national treasure. Wines of Tokaj are magnificent due to the unique terroir and the centuries of winemaking tradition.

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Young folks & great HUN wines at Wine Paris

The 2nd grandiose Wine Paris opens on Monday, and Hungarian wines will be there to carry new message: our wines are not only good, but – thanks to young folks, who do not only follow traditions but innovate at the same time – these are wines with personality. Tállya, Mád,…

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Grand Furmint Tasting in Budapest

Grand Furmint Tasting in Budapest February was meant to be the month of Furmint, the flagship grape variety in Hungary. London Furmint campaign starts tomorrow (29 January) and lasts till the end of February, and of course the homeland of Furmint – Hungary – will host several events.

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Icon wineries at ProWein Hungarian pavilon

The largest international wine expo hosts thousands of wineries, visitors need previous preparation to avoid getting lost in mediocre wines. Put the Hungarian booth on your schedule, because you will find true icons within a few squaremeters. Are you looking for  the Hungarian equivalent of Gaja or Mondavi? Visit H03…

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Hey Paris, we are going!

Wine Paris expo debut was more than succesful last year, wine writers, buyers lauded the event loudly, and as a consequence the 2nd edition is going to be larger (joined with Vinexpo). We, as Hungarianwines participated at the predecessor Vinisud and last year at Wine Paris, and we can justify…

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Did you know? Tokaj and its pre-historic vine

Century old, thick and wrinkled vines are relatively easy to find, but how about million-year-old vines? Tokaj boasts with the second oldest classification system from 1737 (after Chianti and before Port), but a lesser known fact is that probably the oldest fossil vine from Miocene age was found in the…

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Furmint February 2.0 in London

The 1.0 version was so successful that the organizer Wines of Hungary UK received an award for the Best Trade Campaign. The event will take place on 29 January in Merchant Taylors’ Hall, 30 (Threadneedle Street in London).

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Barta Wines – the „OMG” story continues

As we reported less than a year ago, Tamlyn Currin wine writer of JancisRobinson.com could not find the word for Barta Öreg Király Furmint, so she began her wine description with the rather unusual start as indicated in the title. She is not the only one using superlatives when it…

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