Carolyn has also written for dozens of international magazines and newspapers, including: Saveur, Explore Parts Unknown, Afar, CNN.com, Frommer’s, Gourmet, Gastronomica, Olive, and The Globe & Mail. Carolyn studied journalism at NYU, holds a culinary school degree, and is currently working on her WSET Diploma. She is a member of the Global Food Tourism Association and the Confrérie de Tokaj (the Tokaj Wine Guild). Carolyn is a mom of three, and she never tires of exploring Budapest, traveling, and dreaming up new food tours.
Articles by Carolyn Bánfalvi
A Short Guide to Hungarian Wine
Hungary is a historic wine country, which in many ways is still re-introducing itself to the wine world. Get to know Hungarian wine through this guide to its history, regions, grapes, and more.
Curious About Hungarian Wine? Join The Club!
We have exciting plans in the works for both our US and EU wine clubs! We'd like to explain what our wine clubs are all about, why we started them, and why we think you should join!
Lecsó, A Recipe For the Last Summer Days
Lecsó is a staple made with sweet Hungarian peppers, onions, tomatoes, and paprika. It's a versatile dish, which can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner—and pairs well with a variety of wines.
Gulyás: The Ultimate Hungarian Soup (Recipe)
Gulyás is the one Hungarian dish that most people think they know. But their imagination of gulyás rarely resembled the real Hungarian thing.
Coronavirus Updates – No Tours. Yes Wine!
Here's what's changing with us. Our tours are halting, but we are still selling Hungarian wine. (We think you might need it, and we certainly do!)