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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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Tokaj Foundation unveils first statue in Memorial Park

2015-09-21 20:39:12

19th-century geologist József Szabó was first to map the wine region's diverse geology, which is an essential part of the unique Tokaj terroir. His bust was solemnly unveiled on 18th September in what is going to become the Tokaj Memorial Park, a project of the Tokaj Foundation, in the courtyard of Tokaj town's municipal theatre.

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The faces of the Tokaji Dukát

2015-09-15 15:11:13

Prominent figures in Hungarian history linked to the Tokaj wine region are depicted on the new local currency – from Zsuzsanna Lorántffy (to whom the first Aszú was presented by Szepsy Laczkó Máté back in the 17th century) to author Ferenc Kazinczy, the great 19th-century reformer of the Hungarian language. And, on the reverse, scenes from our wine region which has belonged to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 2002. From the “hobbit-like” cellars of Hercegkút to ...

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Memorial park in the capital of the wine region

2015-09-14 16:06:41

Tokaj Foundation is establishing a memorial park in the eponymous settlement of the wine region. The aim of the initiative is to bring into being a place where the posterity should commemorate the former professional greats of the wine region in a worthy manner. For the very first time, on the 18th of September, Tokaj Foundation organizes the ceremonial inauguration of the bust commemorating Dr. József SZABÓ, who prepared the geological map of Tokaj-Hegyalja 150 years ago.

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New wine shop in the region's gateway town

2015-09-14 11:04:20

Bor Sortiment ('Wine Assortment' in EN) is the name of a new wine shop that was opened on 10th August by the busy main through street of Szerencs, the south-western gateway to the Tokaj region. They not only offer a very good selection of wines from both the region's leading producers and a few lesser-known names, but also organise tasting evenings, hosted by the winemakers they work with. The owner has the ambition to develop the yet barely furnished place into a proper ...

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