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Fabulous result: best value red wine from Villány

Top 100 wines is a publication with a unique concept: the entered wines are not nominated by the wineries, but supplied by Bortársaság (the most important wine store chain) and Auchan hypermarket. The aim is to rank the reasonable priced wines – thus to give a useful guide for every winelover.

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Where to stay during Villány Red Wine Festival

Villány Red Wine Festival on 4–6 October is one of the most popular harvest festivity in Hungary. The event is held in several squares of Villány (south of Hungary, approximately 3 hours from Budapest), free music concerts and kids’ programmes are provided.

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The largest Portugieser tasting of the world

Portugieser grape variety has nothing in common with Port (in fact the ancient name of the variety, Oporto was taken away by EU in favour of the Portugese wine), Portugieser is a thin skinned, sensitive grape giving ligther, fruity wines for everyday consumption, but in very able hands Portugieser can give outstanding wines…

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Vince Day in Villány – start the year with wine spa

St. Vincent, the patron of vineyards is celebrated on 19 January in Hungarian wine regions (for example in Mád as we wrote earlier). Vince Day (as it is called in Hungary) is the day when priests bless the vines, winemakers taste their fellows’ wines (and vineyard workers get drunk…).

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The winners of the 3rd Hungarian Wine Grand Prix

Tóth Ferenc Egri Leányka Superior 2016 from Eger and Luka Enikő Kékfrankos 2015 have been selected the white and red winners of the 3rd Hungarian Wine Grand Prix (Magyar Bor Nagydíj 2018). The prestige of the prize is very high because the wines are selected by the most respected winewriters…

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