What is VinCE?

VinCE is wine (vin) from Central Europe (CE). Many small and smaller countries in the heart
of Europe cherish their native grape varieties –  but these treasures are unknown
for the rest of the world!

VinCE and vincemagazine.com aims to introduce this colourful region of wine to the world.

Wineries of the Region

Would you like to visit a winery in Central Europe? Click on Wineries and select the country. You will find plenty of wineries worth visiting – with all the necessary information for your choice.
Would you like to see your winery here? Contact us! Your winery can be part of this virtual brochure of Central Europe!

Winery database

Wine Tips

Are you looking for something new? Something unknown?
Something exciting? Click on Wine Tips and you will find good quality wines.
All wines are tasted and recommended by the VinCE team.

Would you like to see your wine here? Contact us! Your winery can be part of this virtual brochure of Central Europe!

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Hungarian Wines at ProWein, Düsseldorf

The Dry Way of Furmint, Life of Kékfrankos, Hungary’s most planted black grape variety, The Wines of the Volcanoes, Cabernet Franc Á La Hungary – these and much more can be heard, learnt and tasted at ProWein, Düsseldorf at the Hungarian stand. If you want to meet wine stars like Markus del Monego MW, come [...]

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Hungarian wines feature in ‘the most interesting wedding wine list’

Father hijacks daughter’s wedding theme to promote obscure grape varieties Don’t tell the bride but her wine-loving father has hijacked her theme to promote some obscure grape varieties. Wine writer and part-time winemaker Chris Boiling aims to use his daughter’s wedding to raise the profile of Laški Rizling, Juhfark, Blaufränkisch, Kadarka, Furmint, Plavac Mali, and [...]

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The Ice-Wine Man Cometh

In the middle of the night, in the middle of winter, there’s a very special grape harvest happening… Winemaker Boris Drenški is up late into the night, checking his thermometer. He’s waiting for the temperature to drop below -7˚C (19.4°F) and hoping it will hit the -10˚C to -15˚C range. Then he will flick the [...]

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The best Hungarian wines of 2014

VinCE Magazine judges freshly released wines month after month and also carries out themed tastings in which we seek the best among certain grape varieties or wine styles. Now, we’re going to reveal the wines that reached the highest positions over 2014’s 11 issues – the 50 wines are those that were given the highest [...]

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Memorable Harvest from 2014

An update for VinCE readers who were wondering how Chris Boiling, the Englishman ‘living the dream’ of making wine in Central Europe, is getting on… The worst summer in 20 years The dream lives on. 2014 was another memorable harvest. But not for the right reasons. Spring 2014 was so warm and wonderful that the [...]

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