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László Doszpod | October 17, 2017
Prestige Wine Club's first Wine Dinner Party took place on September 29th. You can read the report from the organizer himself and get a first-hand glimpse behind the scenes. Looking forward to the next event!
| October 13, 2017
The new “Sour Cherry Seed Oil” from PÖDÖR Premium Oils and Vinegars was selected as one of the top innovations in the industry and was a highlight at the International Anuga Taste Innovation Show 2017, which just took place.
BOB | February 22, 2017
Gábor Mészáros' chocoMe was established with the ultimate purpose of creating the perfect bar of chocolate. Just recently, the brand introduced their Blonde Chocolate range - and we have tasted them all!
WineGlass | February 17, 2017
The annual Eger-Szekszárd Bikavér Duel (Bull’s Blood Battle) takes place on March 3 at the Corinthia Hotel Budapest, presenting some 30 wineries from both wine regions, and an entertaining blind tasting.
Source: press release | January 27, 2017
Hungary wins 4th place and two special prizes, among the 24 participating countries selected for the Bocuse d’Or grand finale, the world's most prestigious cooking contest that celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
Source: press release | December 20, 2016
Gábor Mészáros, founder of chocoMe has won the Award of the Confectionery Industry for the fifth times, from the Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers Association, on December 1, 2016.
Source: press release | May 11, 2016
Hungarian chef Tamás Széll and his team have won the European final of Bocuse d’Or - the world’s most prestigious contest for chefs - that ended in Budapest this Wednesday. Norway came in second and Sweden third.
BOB | March 9, 2016
Just recently, a fifth restaurant in Budapest won a Michelin star! According to the latest issue of the 'Michelin Main Cities of Europe,' it is Costes Downtown that earned this top culinary honor.
Source: press release | February 10, 2016
On February 26, head to the Eger-Szekszárd Bikavér Competition where you can taste wines of more than 25 Bikavér producers, comparing their region, wine making style and wine vintage.
Source: press release | December 16, 2015
On May 10-11, 2016, the most prestigious gastronomy contest in Europe will take place in Budapest in the heart of Hungary, as part of the Sirha Budapest trade exhibition. Here is the list of the candidates, and more.
Source: press release | April 28, 2015
Celebrating it’s fifth birthday this year, chocoMe, the chocolate manufactory with 100% Hungarian ownership won yet another international contest - this time in London, on April 23.
Source: press release | March 11, 2015
This program is for true beer lovers. If you fancy craft and artisan beers, save the date for the International Homebrew Competition which will take place at Élesztő (Tűzoltó Street 22, Budapest, District 9) on March 15.
BOB | March 10, 2015
The Michelin Guide 2015 has just announced that Budapest’s Borkonyha, Costes and Onyx restaurants have retained their stars and are joined by Tanti as the fourth Hungarian restaurant to score the top culinary honor.
Source: press release | March 3, 2014
At this year’s fifth edition of the nationally registered wine competition of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), seven wines were chosen for the title ‘The wine of MTA 2014’.
Source: press release | May 9, 2013
Meet the judges and international talents of the 14th Pannon Wine Challenge, taste the award-winning wines, and find out who the best Hungarian winemakers are, at Budapest's Gerbeaud House on May 11.
Source: press release | January 7, 2013
Winners of the Prestige Award, founded by László Doszpod and the Prestige Reserve Club, were named for the third time in 2012. The prize recognizes the highest prestige firms in four categories.
Francisck Réka Alíz | September 10, 2012
Restaurateur Ilona Zsidai, owner of Café Pierrot, 21 Magyar Vendéglő and Pest-Buda Bistro received the 'For Buda Castle Medal' on September 2, presented by Dr. Gábor Tamás Nagy, Mayor of District 1.
Source: press release | March 29, 2012
Hungary won a bronze medal along with 142 prizes in the Destillat international competition of distillates, attended by 10 nations. Hungary's national winner is Agárdi Pálinkafőzde with 20 medals.
Source: press release | February 6, 2012
Éva Kottra, Hungarian sommelier, gastronomy journalist and author, residing in Italy, competed with the most talented Italian experts of gastronomy and won the prize “Forchetta di Platino” (Platinum Fork)
Source: press release | December 6, 2011
Péter Vida was named “Winemaker of the Year 2011” by the Hungarian Wine Academy. Vida hails from the Szekszárd wine region, and is the 21st winemaker to receive the award. Congratulations!
Source: press release | December 1, 2011
Laurent Vandenameele, Executive Chef of Le Meridien Budapest's Le Bourbon restaurant was recently honored by the French President for his contribution to French gastronomy.
BOB | May 30, 2011
The 12nd edition of the annual Pannon Bormustra was organized on May 13-11, at Pannonhalma Archabbey. Hungarian wines competed in front of an international panel of jury.
Francisck Réka Alíz | May 24, 2011
The results of the world’s two most remarkable wine competitions were announced recently in London. This year white wines were the most successful from Hungary, especially from the Tokaj region.
BJI | February 10, 2011
Prizes of Prestige Reserve 2010 are won by 110 high-quality wines. The European community brand guarantees, that the wines are eminent individualities in their categories.
Magyar Szőlő- és Borkultúra Nonprofit Kft. | September 22, 2010
19th International Wine Festival has broken a new record by its charity wine auction. The HUF 3.3 million income, according to the tradition, is offered to the Hungarian Maltese Order.
Bedő J. István | September 16, 2010
The Pannonhalma abbey’s winecellars just have reached their seventh anniversary when it won the “Wine Cellar of the Year” award. Actually, wine-making has a thousand year tradition there.
Source: MTI | September 2, 2010
A yellow muscatel produced by Moonvalley Wines in Tokaj, north-eastern Hungary's world-famous wine-growing region, won a gold medal in the Muscats du Monde competition in France.
István J. Bedő; translated by Sándor Laczkó | April 30, 2010
Last year, in early winter, a campaign and recipe contest was launched with the aim of making known and testing the Zila Cake Pan. This aid is traditional and revolutionary at the same time.
Enikő M. Tóth | March 25, 2010
The runoff of Bocuse d’Or Selection Hungary took place on 21-22nd February in Budapest. The competition got its name from the old master, Paul Bocuse, winning more than 120 Michelin-starts.
Arcade, Enikő M. Tóth | March 23, 2010
Critics of Main Cities of Europe Michelin Guide awarded Costes a Michelin star and honoured Arcade Bistro and three other Budapest restaurant with Bib Gourmand qualification this spring.
translated by: Enikő M. Tóth | March 19, 2010
The “Get a new barrel!” Internet poll has started. Young wine-growers fight for four brand new barrels; however, the real prize is much more valuable: it is popularity and appreciation.
Dorottya Tuba | March 18, 2010
On February 21 in Budapest’s Gerbeaud House, Tradition and Evolution, one of the most well known Hungarian cooking competitions was organized again. Chefs demonstrated on farm chicken dishes.
Index | March 16, 2010
Costes in Ráday Street Budapest is the first Hungarian and second Central European restaurant that received the most prestigious gastronomy guide, the Michelin Guide’s star. | January 15, 2010
The Food Channel editorial staff has compiled a look back at the last decade in food, giving a perspective on the top flavors, foods, food influences and recipes.