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A Hungarian Wine Dinner

A Hungarian Wine Dinner

18 Reasons
3674 18th St. San Francisco, CA 94110

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Friday, April 27, 2018 6:30pm to 9:30pm
A four-course dinner paired with wine.
$105., Members: $95

We are excited to invite Eric Danch back to our dinner table, after a successful and sold-out collaboration in 2014. This meal is a reflection of Eric's numerous travels throughout Hungary: the meals he's eaten at his hosts' homes, the landscapes traversed, and the stories he heard. Eric's wonderful storytelling will be paired with wines from the Blue Danube Wine Company and a thoughtful meal from 18 Reasons' Chef Mike Weller.

Amuse Bouche:
Build Your Own Whole Grain Toasts, “Black or Red”: Toasted Tartine Bread with Duck Fat or Lard, Spring Garlic, and Either Paprika or Black Pepper
2013 Kikelet Hárslevelű Pezsgő, Tarcal, Tokaj Appellation

Soup:
Spring Soup with Peas, Speck, and Paprika Nokedli (Dumplings)
2016 Heimann Kadarka, Szekszárd Appellation
2015 Csendes Dűlő Kéknyelű, Badacsony Appellation

Entrée:
Braised Duck Leg on Potent Spring Greens with Lecsó (Pepper Compote) and Walnut Oil
2016 Wetzer Kékfrankos, Sopron Appellation
2015 Apátsági Furmint, Somló Appellation

Dessert:
Poppy Seed Cake with Képviselőfánk (Vanilla Almond Cream Puffs) and Sour Cherry Coulis
2016 Demeter Zoltán Late Harvest Furmint, Tokaj Appellation

Borderless Wine Symposium & Tasting

Borderless Wine Symposium & Tasting

The Laundry
3359 26th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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Thu, March 15, 2018
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Engage with changemakers at a powerful symposium where speakers talk about how they use soft-power initiatives to create bi-national dialogue - both inside the wine world and beyond. Their stories reach from Israel, Palestine, The Republic of Georgia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Morocco, South Africa, Mexico, and others, and are told through the medium of wine.

6:30 - 7:15 PM Sign in, Taste Borderless Wines, Eat Diasporic Snacks, Mingle Amongst Thought Leaders
7:30 - 8:15 PM Speaker Series Symposium: Global, Cross-Border Thought Leaders - outside the wine industry & within.
8:30 - 9:45 PM More opportunities to meet wine importers, taste, & learn.

Get tickets here.

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Annual Wine Dinner and Auction

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Annual Wine Dinner and Auction

Harraseeket Inn, Freeport ME
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Harraseeket Inn, Freeport
Annual wine dinner and auction will feature wines from Blue Danube Wine Co.

5:00 PM Silent Auction
6:30 PM Dinner
8:30 PM Live Auction
Tickets are $200 per person and $2,000 per table (seating 10 people.) $125 of each ticket is tax deductible.
Price includes five-course meal and wine pairings.
Get tickets: here.

Sonoma-Tokaj Sister Cities bi-annual fundraiser

Sonoma-Tokaj Sister Cities bi-annual fundraiser

Burlingame Hall, 252 W Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Saturday, March 10 6:00-9:00pm
Enjoy authentic Hungarian cuisine including chicken paprikash, mushroom porkolt, homemade pastries and many other goodies wines from Sonoma and Tokaj, Hungary
Benefiting the programs of Sonoma-Tokaj Sister Cities

Opening by the First California Hussar Regiment *Music by Corvinus Chorus
Folk dancing with Todd Wagner & friends * Live Auction and great raffle prizes

Donation $60.00
For tickets and info, visit Eventbrite.com
For more info call 707-938-0224 or email sonomatokajsistercities@gmail.com

Sommelier Brunch at Von Bar

Sommelier Brunch at Von Bar

Von Bar, 3 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012
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It’s Furmint February and we are excited to join forces with Palinkerie and Winemonger to bring a special Furmint tasting to NYC. On Sunday, February 25th from 12-4pm we will be hosting a Sunday Sommelier Brunch at Von Bar, located at 3 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012. Please RSVP to join us and discover more about this versatile grape while hanging with peers in our version of a Sunday Funday.

Oysters paired with Hungarian wines

Oysters paired with Hungarian wines

Table Wine Merchant
1237 Linda Mar Shopping Center, Pacifica, CA 94044

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Thursday Feb 15, 5-8 PM
Come enjoy fresh oysters with your local fisherman Kirk Lombard & Sea Forager while tasting new wines ("Bor") from Hungary with Eric Danch and Blue Danube! $20 gets you a half dozen oysters, a wine tasting & a glass of wine paired with your oysters. Plus songs and sea shanties played by the Sea Forager band!

Georgian Flight at Ruby Wines

Georgian Flight at Ruby Wines

Ruby Wines
1419 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

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Friday February 2nd, 5-9 PM
Eric Danch will be presenting new wines from Lapati, Papari Valley, Bibineishvili and Tsikhelishvili.

Furmint Day

Furmint Day

Taste Furmint and share: #furmintday
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On the first day of February we are celebrating furmint for the second time. This popular variety of the Carpathian Basin lends itself to an extremely wide range of winemaking styles. The diversity of Furmint is really spectacular ranging from sparkling wines and light, racy dry wines to more substantial, barrel aged wines and sweet late harvests, Tokaj Szamorodnis and Aszús.

Furmint Day aims to draw the public’s attention to this special, exciting and really lovable variety. Our hope is that many winelovers will seize the opportunity to taste furmints on 1 February 2018 and share their experience with others
using the hashtag #furmintday.

Hungarian Rhapsody at Bergamot Alley

Hungarian Rhapsody at Bergamot Alley

Bergamot Alley
328 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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Tuesday January 30th, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$35 PER PERSON / $30 FOR CLUB MEMBERS
Ever heard Eric Danch from Blue Danube Wines speak about Hungarian wines? If so, you've already booked your seat for this night. If not, you're in for a mind-blowing treat. Prepare to walk with us through the insanely beautiful winescape of Hungary, listen to Danch wax poetic, and have your taste buds hypnotized by a dozen wine delights of the region.
Book your seat here. Space is limited.

Eastern European Wine Tasting

Eastern European Wine Tasting

WetStone Wine Bar
1927 4th Ave, San Diego, California 92101

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WetStone In association with
Blue Danube Wine Co present
Eastern European Wines Session 1
Tuesday 1/16/18
6pm-8pm
$28++
3 pours in addition to (1) bonus pour
along with complimentary passed bocaditos
(Reservations suggested at 619.255.2856 or email us at wetstonewinebar@mac.com)
Slovenia-Hungary-Austria
Our 1st pour of the evening: Slovenia

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