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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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Hangover soup and its liquid friends

Sour cabbage, smoked knuckle, sausage, sour cream – the ingredients of a soup aimed to heal our stomach after New Year’s Eve party. But we can enjoy this delicious treat with wine as well. Which variety can handle the complexity of the soup? We have asked some experts.

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The saddest thing

In memoriam Zoltán Sánta WSET CE, Dip WSET  The news came on Monday, it took a week for us to decide whether to write this kind-of necrology or not. Because the moral question is always hanging in the air: are we writing about the death of our friend to generate readership?

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