Wineries

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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Wines, vineyards, passions

Three ladies, three passions: they love travelling, adore wine and good food. Their intention is to share this enthusiasm with the winelovers from all over the world. They had a dream: to set up a company in order to accomplish that mission. The dream has just now become a reality with the name of Wine [...]

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Highlighting Croatian Wines

In my Balkan Workshop, which featured indigenous varietal wines from countries that were once part of the former Yugoslavia – Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro –  four of the ten wines I presented were from Croatia.  Why such a high proportion? Because hands down, Croatia is home to some of the region’s most fascinating [...]

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Taste Hungary Wins Drinks Business Award for Wine Tourism

Taste Hungary, a Budapest-based tourism company which organizes food and wine tours featuring Hungary’s leading wineries and food producers, has won the prestigious Drinks Business Award 2014 in the category of Best Contribution to Wine & Spirits Tourism. The awards were unveiled at the London Wine Fair on June 3rd. The annual Drinks Business Awards [...]

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Urban Legend – The First Urban Winery from London

Are urban wineries the next trend in winemaking? Rather than making the wine where the grapes grow, is it better to make it where the consumers live? That way you can use your winery to educate them about wine and why a decent bottle is worth the extra euros. Being located in a city centre [...]

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Prague Drinks Not Only Beer, But Wine!

Good news for Central European winelovers. The first year of PRAGUE DRINKS WINE Festival will take place on 6th & 7th June 2014 at the Troja Chateaux. It will be a unique gathering of more-than forty winemakers from Central Europe with you – lovers of original, quality wines. PRAGUE DRINKS WINE Festival connects to similar [...]

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New One-Star Restaurant in Budapest in the Michelin Guide!

In the 33rd edition, the MICHELIN Guide Main Cities of Europe provides a fascinating insight into Europe’s many different culinary cultures and highlights the growing dynamism of the European culinary scene. This year’s selection also includes a number of newly honoured restaurants, for example in Hungary, bustling Borkonyha (“Winekitchen”) in Budapest gains a star. According [...]

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