Harvest in the World Heritage Wine Region of Tokaj

The harvest starts in the second half of September in Tokaj, and the relating events are taking place around this time as well. The region welcomes the visitors in spite of the cooler weather. Next to the deservedly famous wines the multiple day events are about the gastronomy as well.

photo: Sikolya Tibor

The wine festivals are taken place continuously in the Hegyalja from spring till the end of the summer. These kind of events are organized from Mád and Erdőbénye through all the way to Sárospatak. Everybody can find the event that fit for him - from the smaller gatherings to the bigger festivals.

Since 1932 the community of Tokaj-Hegyalja are celebreta the beginning of the harvest in the first weekend of October.

photo: Kiss-Tóth Attila

After the harvest-march the majors of Tokaj-Hegyalja add together their grapes, from wicht the wine of majors will be made in the next year. It has a limited number of bottles - this wine won\'t be commercially available, it serves representative purposes.

In the main square of the city a festival-stage operates. In the pedestrian streets of the cozy small town the prominent winers of the wine region are presenting their wines and the artisan fair waiting for the guests. The "Tokaj-Castle\'s Day" is a speacial experience, which gives the publicum some insight the ongoing archeological excavations.

In the occasion of "Tokaji Ősz" the most prominent winers and best restaurants of the region are offer wine-dinner.

Tállya awaits all the visitors for a Saint Vencesias Day\'s Fair and for the Autumn Fest.

The constantly updated event-calendar is here.

Further information:

Tourinform Tokaj
3910 Tokaj, Serház u. 1.
Tel.: +36 47 352125
E-mail: info@tokaj-turizmus.hu