Sunset over Erdőbénye.
As summer comes to the Tokaj Wine Region, the festivals, concerts and events start in earnest! So here a couple of highlights for June
May heralds the warmer weather with people are happy to be outside, to explore and meet each other at festivals, events, concerts and wine tastings.
Our 2016 calendar of events is rapidly filling up – and the main festivals are already in the diary! So, it’s easy to plan your visit to our vibrant wine region.
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A morning walk over the bridge transported me to fairy land. Where trees were painted most delicately, the waves seemingly froze before my eyes as the ice crept
Superb range of (mainly) Tokaji wines, many BTG, regular wine tastings plus tasty nibbles. Add very friendly staff, good coffee and elegant setting – and you have a great place where it is a pleasure to savour a glass or your favourite, or discover something new!
A flying visit to taste wines of small passionate producers in Tokaj, Slovakia, some 15 km from Sátoraljaújhely. Fantastic!
Celebrating the grapes, the places and, most importantly, community in the Tokaj wine region
Runs are becoming ever more popular in the Tokaj wine region – 2 excellent opportunities to fly through the harvest vineyards
Prominent figures in Hungarian history linked to the Tokaj wine region are depicted on the Tokaji Dukát, the new local currency
A new initiative linking local producers, traders and service providers, thus retaining part of the capital generated locally in the Tokaj wine region
Founded on long-standing harvest traditions, Mád Furmint Festival is spiced with new ideas, including the top-notch Mád Circle tasting – all about Furmint
Ever since the first festival, I have cherished this August festival as an absolute highlight of the year in the Tokaj wine region, Bor, Mámor… Bénye.
Wine, wine, wine! Two great events at opposite end of the Tokaj wine region the weekend of 24-5th July! If you’re lucky enough to be in Sárospatak or Tállya
Ever wondered what Sárospatak castle looks like by torchlight? Or been curious about communion bread? Perhaps you have always wanted to jump a fire? Well, you can – if you visit the castles, museums, galleries and synagogues of the Tokaj wine region for Night of the Museums (Múzeumok éjszakája) held close to St John’s eve and midsummer.
Hi, Zsolt here, this is my first post on the blog. Those who know me also know that i love coffee. Perhaps a bit too much – like on the level of addiction.
As warm summer days arrive, what could be better than listening to live music with friends – and perhaps a glass of chilled Furmint – at outdoor concerts?
Top tips – wine, sports, historical re-enactment throughout the region on the long weekend of 23-25th May
Well, a simple rule is Tokaj for the place, both the town and the Tokaj wine region. And Tokaji wines, as an adjective.
Music to move the body and soul – live jazz, folk, classical, rock and pop performances in early summer
International buyers keen to procure their exclusive barrel of Tokaji wine arrived for the 3rd Great Tokaj Wine Auction – final hammer price € 100 415.
Top producers offer unique barrel lots of Tokaji wines not available on the open market. At the imposing Knights’ Hall, Sárospatak castle, 25th April 2015.
A great way to gain insight into the Tokaj wine region at intimate events with some of its most well-known winemakers and other Tokaj lovers. The three-day Tokaj Spring weekend (24-26th April 2015), which opens the region to visitors with wine tastings and dinners, vineyard tours and open cellars, has the Great Tokaj Wine Auction […]
Today is a day of celebration – the 3rd birthday of the much-loved Tokaj-Hegyalja market. Dreamed up and brought into being by seven women passionate about good, local food and crafts, this monthly artisan market has become a firm fixture in the wine region’s diary. A popular meeting place for locals, and a treat for visitors who discover a whole array of foods and crafts made lovingly in the Tokaj wine region.
I’m delighted our region has a whole range of markets from traditional town markets that have existed for centuries to recently established farmers’ markets and artisan gatherings, and flea/antique markets sales to a couple of producers at an event.
Food-friendly dry Furmint wines are catching the eyes and hearts of consumers and professionals alike. One of the six varieties allowed in Tokaji wines, Furmint produces remarkable full-flavoured wines – both sweet and dry – with sparkling acidity and legendary longevity.
An exciting moment! We share events, tips & info so you can make the most of the fantastic home of Tokaji wine. Up-dated regularly :) Let’s enjoy Tokaj!
Here are the next 5 upcoming highlights in the Tokaj wine region. Check out the calendar for all the events in the Tokaj wine region.
In Budapest – Tokaj March – Grand tasting 2017March 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pmCorinthia Hotel
Tokaj-Hegyalja Market – AprilApril 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree - Tokaj-Hegyalja Piac
Tokaj Spring 2017April 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Great Tokaj Wine Auction 2017April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tokaj-Hegyalja Market – MayMay 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree - Tokaj-Hegyalja Piac
Towns and villages
The Tokaj wine region includes 27 towns and villages in northeastern Hungary. Read about the most exciting settlements in this UNESCO World Heritage area.
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