Tag Archives: 2006

Tokaj vs Sauternes

On March 19 the second annual VinCE event was held in Budapest, with several great tastings and wines. Among them was a comparative tasting with some great Sauternes, and several Tokajis. The event also qualifies as the Budapest Master Class … Continue reading

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Syrah International

Welcome to the International #Syrah Day advertised by the Hospice du Rhone. Find another Hungarian Syrah Day participant here. Today’s post marks the debut of our friend Attila Halász, guest writer & Aussie/Hungarian wine expert. Attila is of Hungarian origin, … Continue reading

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A Weninger vertical

The Sopron winemaker Franz Weninger junior is of Austrian origin, his father Franz Weninger senior is running his own family wineyard in Horitschon, and he was among the first to start to cooperate with a Hungarian vintner, namely Attila Gere … Continue reading

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Gere Attila Solus 2006

The first Hungarian cult wine, a prestige merlot from Villány, coming from the winery of Attila Gere. A long time personal favourite, due to my passion for merlot, and also for this particular wine. The latest vintage on the market … Continue reading

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Getting High

Mad ideas always turn up, and they quickly gain legitimity by simply lingering around. This one was about binge drinking with some extraordinary wines, that is, opening a few truly great bottles just for fun while getting wasted in the … Continue reading

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