Enologists

Lőrincz György

Born: Eger, 1967.04.15.
Wife: Tóth Andrea
Children: György 1991; Anna 1992; Bálint 1994; Ákos 2003

’György Lőrincz is one of the few people who is loved by everyone because he is nice and kind. He has a harmonious life with wife Andrea, his four children and can create harmony even in his wines. The consumers and the profession appreciate his original, very fine and modern wines made in the style of Eger / having a nice acidity, transparent, non-jammy even if it is full-bodied, often mineral and intense/. ’

Magazine Borigo 2010

Ifj. Lőrincz György

Born: Eger, 1991. 06. 22.

“Man rarely meets in wine world such an open-minded, thirst for knowledge, unselfish and committed youngster as Lőrincz György Jr. He already knows a lot, making good wines however his modesty and lowliness out of respect for the profession doesn’t let him to believe he has arrived. A lot of water will have flowed the bridge when the world will recognize this, but I know, I definitely know, time will come.

Kovács Pál – Debreceni Borozó Magazine 2015

Our winemaking philosophy

We believe Eger is one of the most exciting wine regions of Hungary. We are grateful that we have the possibility to grow grapes here.

Producing red and white wines from the same area is a particularly challenging task. We would like to create terroir-specific character wines based on traditions and, at the same time, follow the requirements of today’s quality winemaking.

Old varieties, like Olaszrizling, Hárslevelű, Furmint, Kadarka and Kékfrankos take priority here. We seek to know more about our terroirs and parcels, to improve our cultivation and also to adjust the steps of our winemaking according to the different varieties.
….and put our heart and soul into understand the essence of our earthly mission.

Awards

Our history

1999

1999

First wine of the family – Egri Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 –National Wine Competition, grand gold medal
Our little family cellar was started.

2000

2000

St.Andrea Egri Zweigelt 1999 – VinAgora International Wine Competition, silver medal

2001

2001

St. Andrea Egri Bikavér 1999 – National Wine Competition 2001, gold medal

2002

2002

St. Andrea Vineyards Estate was established.

2003

2003

We established new plantations (Ferenchegy and Paptag) and a new oenologist was born (Ákos Lőrincz, May 13, 53 cm and 2950 kg).
St. Andrea Egri Bikavér 2000 – National Wine Competition 2003, gold medal

2004

2004

Kovászó Chardonnay 2003 – Challenge International du Vin 2004, Bordeaux, silver medal

2005

2005

I remained without a partner, László István died.
Merengő Egri Bikavér Superior 2003 – 6th Pannon Bormustra, top wine
1st Gál Tibor Memorial Award, Egri Bikavér Competition, category winner

2006

2006

New partners, Bozó András and Kovács Attila.
Lőrincz György - ”The Beloved Winemaker of the Year 2006, public award”
“Man of the Year 2006” award in Poland.
.At the end of the year the St. Andrea Winery won “The Most Beloved Winemaker of the Year” acknowledgement by Borbarát Magazin

2007

2007

Lőrincz György - Endowed with the Knight’s Cross of the Republic of Hungary 2007

2008

2008

Lőrincz György – Enologist of Enologists, Hungary

2009

2009

Hungarian Wine Academy awarded Lőrincz György with the honour “Winemaker of the Year 2009 in Hungary”

2010

2010

Merengő Egri Bikavér Superior 2008 was awarded in the Benelux States “Best Red Wine of the Year” , our Örökké 2008 became “Gastro White Wine of the Year”

2011

2011

Merengő Egri Bikavér Superior 2009 was awarded in the Benelux States “Best Red Wine of the Year”
Prestige Reserve Club awarded “Prestige Award 2011” to St. Andrea Vineyards. This award is given to the most prestigious Hungarian winery.

2012

2012

13th Pannon Bormustra – Áldás Egri Bikavér and Hangács Egri Bikavér are both top wines

2013

2013

Lőrincz György received the Officer’s Cross of Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, also became the “Gastro Winemaker of the Year”

2014

2014

Napbor Egri Csillag 2014 got gold medal in Bordeaux.
St. Andrea Vineyards is within the TOP10 wineries of the last decade, awarded by Borigo Magazine

2015

2015

St. Andre wine & gourmet bar was opened in Spring.
First International regard of Lőrincz György Jr: Grand Superior 2015 – bronze medal in Bordeaux.
Borigo Magazine awarded St. Andrea Vineyards “Winery of the Year”

2016

2016

Hungarian Wine Grand Award 2016 - Circle of Wine Writers of Hungary

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