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Szeged Wine Festival

May 11, 2023

Since the country's largest wine festival first took place in Szeged, SE Hungary, in 1995, the largest number of exhibitors, 160, will be welcoming guests at the Szeged Wine Festival starting this Friday. As the managing director of Szeged Városkép és Piac Ltd., the organizer of the series of events, Attila Rácz told MTI, visitors […]

Grape-Vine Ltd. Expands Capacity with EU Support

May 2, 2023

Grape-Vine Ltd. has expanded its capacity at its site in Kiskunmajsa, SE Hungary with a new storage hall and the purchase of wine processing equipment with a total of HUF 769 million in European Union funding, the company's managers told MTI. Róbert Szőke-Tóth, one of the managing directors of Grape-Vine Ltd., said that the investment […]

Growing Popularity of Hungarian Wines in Europe

Apr 8, 2023

Hungarian wines are extremely popular in Europe, with a significant proportion of them being sold in Slovakia, Germany and the Czech Republic. Hungarian bottled wines are also very popular in Belgium and Spain, but even China and the United States get plenty of Hungarian wines, the financial website writes. In cask form, the Slovak, […]

Pannonhalma, Villány Wins at Hungarian Wine Grand Prix

Jan 4, 2023

The 2019 Septimus Rajnai Rizling of Pannonhalmi Cseri Winery and the 2019 GT 50 Cuvée of Tamás Günzer Winery of Villány won the 2022 Hungarian Wine Grand Prix, awarded by the Hungarian Wine Writers' Circle (MBK), in the white wine category and the red wine category, respectively. In 2022, MBK evaluated for the seventh time […]

Grand Tokaj Expects Higher Pre-Holidays Turnover

Dec 5, 2022

Grand Tokaj, the most important wine producer in the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region, expects an increase in turnover in the run-up to the holidays and stable profits in the longer term. The company's CEO, László Rábai told the state news agency MTI that by the end of December, revenue could reach or even exceed HUF 3 […]

New Investment at the Bock Winery

Jun 21, 2022

Bock Winery Ltd., based in Villány, S Hungary, has implemented developments worth more than HUF 1.5 billion in order to bring premium quality wines, grape juice and cold-dried fruit products to the market, the company informed the state news agency MTI on Tuesday. The statement said that a 3,700-square-metre raw material processing plant was built […]

Lidl: Hungary's Leading Wine Exporter

Oct 7, 2021

Lidl Hungary set a record last year, both at home and abroad, selling 28.5 million bottles of Hungarian wine in 2020, a 21% increase compared to the previous year. By selling HUF 6.3 billion worth of domestic wine to foreign markets, the discount chain accounted for 33% of total Hungarian wine exports in bottles, thus […]

Tokaj-Hegyalja Harvest Days

Oct 2, 2021

The Tokaj-Hegyalja Harvest Days is one of the oldest harvest events in Hungary, so it is also one of the most important events in the capital of the Tokaj World Heritage wine region, which will be held in a new location in 2021. This year, the place Fesztiválkatlan and its immediate surroundings are the base […]

Rare Tokaj Wines from 1889 to be Auctioned

Jun 1, 2021

Two rare bottles of wine from Hungary’s famous Tokaj wine region, created by its original winemakers, the Zimmerman family in 1889 is to be offered at auction. Two bottles of incredibly rare 1889 ‘Tokaji Essencia, Zimmerman Lipot’ from Hungary’s most renowned wine region Tokaj and from the most famous family to produce it, will be […]

Former Billionaire Winemaker Passes Away

May 16, 2021

Huba Szeremley, one of Hungary's most successful winemakers, has died at the age of 81. Szeremley was once one of the richest Hungarians but in recent years he had to part with some of his fortune and became embroiled in a serious police case, various news sources report. Szeremley was a successful entrepreneur from the […]

Campaign to Popularize Hungarian Sparkling Wine

May 10, 2021

The National Council of Wine Communities (HNT) is promoting the conscious, moderate consumption of Hungarian sparkling wine on the World Wide Web, the organization told the state news agency MTI on Monday. The campaign entitled ‘Pezsegj szabadon!’ (Sparkle freely!) is financed by the HNT and managed by the Artvertising Group. Creative director Gergely Nagy said […]

TokajGuide - a New Edition

Apr 11, 2021

The 4th edition of the bilingual TokajGuide debuted this week, presenting the wonders of the historic wine region in Hungarian and English, from the most exciting cellars to local gastronomy, events and from the most beautiful excursion destinations to the best accommodation. In the fresh volume, three more wineries have received star ratings, and in […]

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