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Santa Claus arrived to Budapest

Francisck Réka Alíz | December 1, 2016
Santa Claus arrived to Budapest
Joulupukki, the Finnish Santa Claus, arrived to Hungary! The heavily bearded visitor from the Nordic lands gave his reindeer a rest: he flew into Budapest on board of a Finnair Airbus A 320 today. Santa will stay in Hungary until Dec 6.

Interview with Jeff Arnett from Jack Daniel's

Alexandra Ruff | November 30, 2016
Interview with Jeff Arnett from Jack Daniel's
Jack Danel’s celebrates its 150th anniversary this year and surprises fans around the world with special events. Find out more on this from Jeff Arnett, master distiller of the Jack Daniel Distillery.

Takler Wine Estate celebrates 20 years

Source: press release | November 22, 2016
Takler Wine Estate celebrates 20 years
The Takler family established their winery in the Szekszárd wine region in 1996. During the past two decades, Takler Wine Estate has become one of the most well-known wine brands in Hungary.
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Spirit of Hungaricum

BOB | November 14, 2016
Spirit of Hungaricum
A series of programs entitled ‘The Spirit of Hungaricum” invites visitors to Gerbeaud House during the Christmas Fair at Vörösmarty tér, which was chosen the most beautiful Christmas Fair in Europe.

Yamato for all your scents

Dóra Mező | November 14, 2016
Yamato for all your scents
When the Yamato ensemble visited the Hungarian capital, even before going on stage, popped into one of the most traditional Japanese restaurants of the city, bearing the same name as the ensemble.

Second gold medal for chokoMe

Source: Press release | November 11, 2016
Second gold medal for chokoMe
One of chocoMe’s Raffinée flavours earned gold medal for the second time in 2016, at the International Chocolate Awards. The world’s best milk chocolate dragee made with nuts is officially Hungarian!

Oliver Onions symphonic movie soundtrack concert

Source: press release | November 9, 2016
Oliver Onions symphonic movie soundtrack concert
Guido & Maurizio De Angelis and their band Oliver Onions will be on stage on November 29 at Papp László Budapest Sportaréna to deliver one of the biggest symphonic movie soundtrack concerts ever.

Exploring METAXA

Translation: Dorottya Ertsey | November 3, 2016
Exploring METAXA
As a new addition to the METAXA Family, the 12 stars METAXA touches all our senses. It is not only a drink, but an exploration. The harmony of tastes, scents and design makes the experience extraordinary.

Cadeau presents signature Grand Cru chocolates

BOB | October 25, 2016
Cadeau presents signature Grand Cru chocolates
A unique chocolate tasting took place recently at St. Andrea Wine & Gourmet Bar: Cadeau Bonbon Manufacture presented its first signature Grand Cru dark and milk chocolates.

Luxury Triumvirate

Source: press release | October 20, 2016
Three luxury brands, The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Vass Shoes and Simon Skottowe Bespoke Tailors joined forces for one night and hosted a prestigious event on October 13 to showcase their latest collections.

Big and refined!

László Doszpod | October 11, 2016
Prestige Reserve Club approached a group of Hungarian winemakers to give their opinion of how a great white wine can be big and refined at the same time by presenting two of their wines.

Onyx Restaurant introduces new menus, new chefs

Translation: Alexandra Ruff | October 6, 2016
Onyx Restaurant, located at Vörösmarty Square, has been representing Hungarian top gastronomy since its opening. As of September, Onyx welcomes guests with special menus dreamt by a new team.

How happy Hungarians are?

Translation: Alexandra Ruff | September 29, 2016
Hungary's first ever Happiness Map has been created by The World is Better With You Foundation. Surprisingly, it turned out from the detailed report that Hungarians are not as melancholic as many believe!

Budapesti Nagybani Piac celebrates 25 years

Source: press release | September 28, 2016
25 years ago, the country's biggest fruit and vegetable market specializing in wholesale trade opened its gates. Today over 400,000 buyers and 200,000 sellers visit the market, which is open six days a week.

New compulsory ratio for Szekszárd bikavér

Source: press release | September 19, 2016
The compulsory ratio of Kékfrankos variety has recently been increased in Bikavér cuvée of Szekszárd: at least 50% of this red cuvée should consist of Kékfrankos and Kadarka, with the minimum ratio of 45% and 5%, respectively.

Szamos Marzipan opened its 26th store

Source: press release | July 13, 2016
One of the most successful Hungarian family businesses, Szamos Marzipan opened a three-storey retail unit next to the House of Parliament in Budapest. The café boasts a superb view of Kossuth square.

Drinking kills driving skills

Translation: Alexandra Ruff | June 27, 2016
One year passed by since DeadLens Pictures presented the short film Gift, which was a great success. This time they lay emphasis on the dangers of drunken driving and the importance of responsible alcohol consumption.

23rd Best of Budapest & Hungary Awards Gala

BOB | April 6, 2016
Read on to find out what happened at the 23rd Best of Budapest & Hungary Award Gala on April 2 at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, and browse our photo gallery too!

Our special awards go to...

BOB | April 5, 2016
The 23rd Best of Budapest & Hungary Award Gala was held at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest on April 2, to honor the individuals selected as the 2015 Special Award winners.

The Best of Budapest & Hungary 2016 awards go to...

BOB | April 1, 2016
Based on more than online 10,000 votes, this year the Best of Budapest & Hungary prize are awarded in 47 categories to 285 service providers - the best of the domestic hospitality, hotel and further service industries.