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Friday 30 January 2015

Hungary

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 »

Winemaker kills thief with poisoned wine

A Hungarian winemaker has been sent to prison for murder after he poisoned wine with antifreeze to stop a thief.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 4 Comments »

Hungarian tasting to focus on ‘the region’s quality wines’

The Malux Hungarian Food and Wine Autumn tasting and masterclass aims to inform attendees about the quality of wines coming out of Hungary.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Royal Tokaji on premium push

Royal Tokaji is attempting to raise the profile of Tokaji with an emphasis on exports as well as single vineyard sweet and dry wines.

Monday, April 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Unicum chairman Peter Zwack dies aged 85

Peter Zwack, founder of distiller Zwack Unicum and producer of Hungary’s famous herbal digestif called Unicum, died yesterday aged 85.

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 1 Comment »

db Eats: Roussillon

Nestled in a quiet corner, far from the madding crowds of Sloane Square, Roussillon takes its name from the French commune in the Lubéron.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 No Comments »

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