Summer wine from the southern Villány?

The summer days are getting hotter and hotter, drinking heavy red wines is not the first thing that comes to our mind. So, what does a red wine region drink in the hot season? János Horváth winemaker of Streit Zágonyi winery in Villány (South Hungary) explains how he makes summer wine. He also tells us what was the most popular wine at his own, recent wedding!

Best GrüVe of Hungary: Steigler Bio 2022

Grüner Veltliner is mostly known as one of the best white Austrian grape variety however, “GrüVe” can give great wines on the other side of the border, in Hungary as well. Sopron wine region on the west of Hungary has a unique climate and soil structure, and the grape also has its tradition here. Steigler is an organic winery with outstanding wines – as it was also proved at the last edition of Winelovers Wine Awards.

What earns a wine a Grand Gold medal?

The 2023 Winelovers Wine Awards resulted in many wines with scores above 90, and despite rigorous scoring, the jury awarded four Grand Gold medals. Pajzos 6 Puttonyos 2017 Legend Aszú and Trifecta Szent Tamás 2017 Aszú had the highest scores of 96 points, while Holdvölgy Culture Aszú 2010 and Bodor Winery’s Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 earned their top medals with 95 points.

Upcoming key dates

  • 22 July 2024 Results published
  • 12 September 2024 Online brochure sent to importers & trade
  • 12 September 2024 Publication of Winelovers 100 Magazine (in Hungarian)
  • 14 September 2024 Winelovers 100 Grand Tasting

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