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Monday 30 November 2015


Man imprisoned for lacing wine with anti-freeze

A Hungarian man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for killing someone by lacing a barrel of cherry wine with anti-freeze.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Hilltop Neszmély signs with PLB

PLB has announced it is to be the exclusive distributor of Hungarian winery, Hilltop Neszmély, in the UK off-trade.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Royal Tokaji launches 07 Essencia

Royal Tokaji has launched the 2007 vintage of its Essencia, only the fifth vintage produced since the 1990s.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

Girl lands job with CV wine label

Budapest-based Bernadett Baji managed to land a job with Hungarian wine distributor Bortársaság after her friend suggested she turn her CV into a wine label.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tokaj prepares for spring auction

The wines have now been selected for the third great Tokaj wine auction in Hungary in two months’ time.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Date set for third Great Tokaj Auction

The third Great Tokaj Auction will take place in Hungary’s Sárospatak Castle on 25 April next year.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Aldi selling £76 wine for just £19

Budget supermarket Aldi has slashed the price of its fine wines and spirits by up to 78% in a bid to lure shoppers this Christmas.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

Tokaji: a wine for HK connoisseurs?

One Tokaji producer thinks the Hungarian region’s wines, particularly the famous sweet Aszú, should be finding favour with Asian collectors.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

End of ‘illegal’ tax loophole to benefit whisky

Exported drinks to Hungary, especially Scotch whisky, should now benefit from a fairer playing field after an “illegal” loophole in the Hungarian spirits market was brought to an end.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Tokaji producer revives ‘medieval Viagra’

Royal Tokaji is bringing its rare, intensely sweet Essencia to a wider audience through a project with a UK restaurant group which sees the wine served by the spoonful.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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