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The BOLDEST and BALDEST winemaking guys

Challenges bring some excitement to our lives in lockdown. Some of them are easy (find and post a photo of yours from your childhood), some of them are more sophisticated (reproduce a painting) and some of them require a good deal of courage – like the one among young Hungarian…

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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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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,…

Győrffy Zoltán on the left (editor in chief of Pécsi Borozó) and Csaba Vesztergombi right next to him
The most beloved winery

Vesztergombi Cellar has had a good year. Like last year, this year again they have been chosen the „Favourite Winery” of Pannon broader wine region (along with 4 other wineries), they have received countless gold medals at national and international competitions, export shipments to new markets are on the way,…

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Wine of the Week: Csaba Cuvée

Csaba is an ancient Hungarian name, some claim that the first Csaba was Prince Csaba, son of medieval Attila, the Hun, while according to others Csaba is a name with Turkish origin meaning pastor or gift.

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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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