Updated: 'WebWineWriting' Contest in Hungary - Winners Announced

  • 28 Jul 2023 2:06 PM
Updated:  'WebWineWriting' Contest in Hungary - Winners Announced
The writing contest organized by Hungarianwines.eu has been organized for the 6th time. The winners are announced, and now the readers can vote for the absolute winner.

The award ceremony takes place on 17 August at Hungarian Gettogether event at Kristinus Wine Estate – a biodynamic winery on South Balaton, Hungary.

This year 56 entries have arrived in the 3 English language and 3 Hungarian language categories. It is a bit less than last year, but more nations participated than ever: articles came from the USA, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Greece, Spain, Chile, Italy, United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, Poland, Portugal, France, Ukraine and certainly from Hungary.

The juries have evaluated the articles in each category, once again we would like to thank them for their work. Our jury members were this year in the English language categories:

– Tamlyn Currin, Elizabeth Smith, Florian Zaruba (Biodynamic stories)

– John Szabo MS, Prof. Guido Invernizzi, Tamás Dúzsi, Ágnes Németh (Old vines)

– Jonas Röjderman MW, Ritu & Rajiv Singhal, Bernadett Poós (My Hungarian wine experience)

The winners of the three categories are the following writers. 

1. Before and after – fairy tales of biodynamic conversions

The runner up: Jeff Burrows

And the winner: Victoria Makarova (Ukraine)

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2. Old vines and their precious fruits

The runner up: Sinisa Curavic

And the winner: Stefanos Voidomatis (Greece)

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 Hungarian wine category dedicated to the Nordic wine writers

The runner up: Bartosz Makles (Poland)

And the winner: Peder Lehmann Larssen (Denmark)

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And who is the absolute winner, who collects the most votes from the readers? Please, read the three articles and vote for your favourite to select the Absolute Winner 2023!


Award event:
17 August 2023

Hungarian Gettogether

Kristinus Wine Estate, South Balaton, Hungary



WebWineWriting contest is an online contest for wine writers and its aim is to raise the prestige of the profession.

Everyone can write, but to entertain and give accurate information at the same time requires skill and work.

The deadline is 10 July 2023.

Jury members include Tamlyn Currin  (UK,  JancisRobinson.com), Jonas Röjerman MW (Sweden) and John Szabo (Canada).

Winners of each category can participate in a Hungarian wine tour, will get a virtual badge for their blog or website – and some real wines.

The three categories are:
– Biodynamic stories
– Old vines
– "My Hungarian wine experience" – this category is dedicated to Northern European wine writers.

More information is available here:

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