A Hungarian man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for killing someone by lacing a barrel of cherry wine with anti-freeze.
PLB has announced it is to be the exclusive distributor of Hungarian winery, Hilltop Neszmély, in the UK off-trade.
Royal Tokaji has launched the 2007 vintage of its Essencia, only the fifth vintage produced since the 1990s.
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.
The wines have now been selected for the third great Tokaj wine auction in Hungary in two months’ time.
The third Great Tokaj Auction will take place in Hungary’s Sárospatak Castle on 25 April next year.
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.
One Tokaji producer thinks the Hungarian region’s wines, particularly the famous sweet Aszú, should be finding favour with Asian collectors.
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.
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.
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