Hungary

Ten grape myths and legends

There are many myths and legends attached to famous grape varieties involving Roman emperors, Italian counts, Burgundian dukes and blackbirds – but not all of them, in fact most of them, are entirely true.

Fifth Tokaj auction breaks records

The fifth ‘Great Tokaj Auction’ raised a record €116,000 (36 million Hungarian forints) when it was held on 22 April, a 20% increase on the 2016 sale.

Strange tales: Bulgars, poets and emperors’ skulls

A number of people and cultures have had a ghoulish custom of drinking wine from human skulls, including Bulgar khans and Romantic poets.

Lidl ups its offer of Hungarian wines

Lidl is launching its largest range of Hungarian wine in its July Wine Cellar promotion.

Hungary in pictures

November 22nd, 2016

Lidl unveils Christmas offering

November 7th, 2016

Two decades of Disznoko reviewed

September 16th, 2016

The rise of Hungarian reds?

June 24th, 2016

Tokaj prepares for spring auction

February 11th, 2015

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