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Tokaj town bans display of plastic-bottle wine

2015-12-19 13:12:24

The local government of Tokaj town has passed a new regulation banning the display and sales of wine in PET plastic bottles in publicly owned areas within the limits of the town. For the overwhelming majority of plastic-bottled wines is of rather inferior quality and by no means worthy of the Tokaji name, the plastic wine bottle has long become synonymous with plonk.

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Tokaj Crown Estates appoints new CEO

2015-11-26 12:47:02

Tokaj Crown Estates (TCE, Tokaj Kereskedőház in HU) has named Péter Szappanos as new CEO, replacing Enikő Király Gaálné, who was interim CEO since 1st February 2015 and will retain her position as Deputy CEO/Commercial Director at the company. Péter Szappanos has been working for TCE since mid-April 2014, starting out as a leading consultant. References: TokajToday

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Ruin pub athmosphere comes to an end at Karádi&Berger winery

2015-11-07 16:40:50

Erdőbénye-based Karádi&Berger winery has put a year's work into transforming the dilapidated rooms of the heritage building that used to operate as a 'ruin pub', fairly popular with festival-goers, during the various wine festivities in the village. Now neat and tidy, the street front rooms house a stylish wine bar and a tasting room, while the middle part of the building has two tastefully furnished guest rooms. Also, all winemaking equipment is in ...

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Vineyard half marathon at october market

2015-10-21 10:52:32

  The Disznókő Estate's annual running race, a complementary event to the October edition of the Tokaj-Hegyalja Market since 2013, took the form of a half marathon this year, with attendance having almost quadrupled from 2014. While entries were also available for 5 km and 10 km distances, one-third of the close to 200 participants opted for the 20.8 kilometre-long half marathon, through the vineyards of the Estate. References: TokajToday

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Furmint glass officially shown to public

2015-09-23 06:36:57

Riedel's Furmint glass has been unveiled at Gusteau Restaurant in the course of a dinner with wines, prepared by the chefs of Hungary's four Michelin-starred restaurants, during the Tokaji Ősz event today.

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St Wenceslaus Day, Tállya

2015-09-22 06:46:02

A full weekend in Tállya at the end of September – jazz, a run, grill terrace, exhibitions, open cellars, music and fun for kids during the day (see poster below for details), then wine dinner with pianist-singer duo playing standards, pop and classic tunes at Oroszlános Wine Restaurant and Hotel. Meanwhile wine and pálinka tastings at the Vinceller House, plus comedian István Dombovári at 9 pm prepares the way for House//Nu Disco//Electronic with Lotfi Begi plus light painting from ...

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