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Wine tour

Birthplace of Tokaji Aszú, this legendary wine region in north-eastern Hungary is named after the town of Tokaj, its former commercial centre. Its a relatively small region of around 5,500 hectares of vineyards which encompasses 27 towns and villages. It was declared one of the first appellations in the world (in 1737!) and has been famous for its Tokaji Aszú, a noble sweet wine, for centuries. Its winemaking culture and traditions are honoured by its inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage since 2002.

Over the last twenty-five years fresh energy has been pulsing through its veins. This dynamism is bringing exciting wines – both sweet and dry – from the six permitted grape varieties, mainly Furmint and Hárselvelű. But the region is not all about wine. It offers local artisan food and friendly village houses as well as luxurious five-star hotels. What to do? Experience the cultural events and festivals as well as spas and thermal baths, castles and museums, river sports and adventure parks. Tokaj is on the move again!

References:TokajWineRegion.com

 


Oroszlános Wine Hotel and Restaurant

At the very heart of the world famous Tokaj-Hegyalja region, Oroszlános Wine Hotel and Restaurant is a living legend. Dating back to the 1600s, the illustrious Mansion shows a legacy of wealth and experience. Owned by the noble Szirmay family as a summer escapade...

Patricius Winery

The Patricius Winery is found in the Tokaj region and was established by the Kékessy family. The Kékessy family’s winemaking mission is nurtured by their family history. The owners are Dezső Kékessy and his daughter Katinka Kékessy. The...

Hímesudvar winery

More than 30 years our family has been growing grapes and making wine. Our vineyards today encompass 3 hectars and we produce cca. 10.000 bottles of fine tokaji wine annually, 1500-4000 bottles out of each variety. They appear on market with serial numbered labels. Our...

Erzsébet Cellar

Our central cellar, located in the heart of Tokaj, was built in the 1700s. For years, it was used as a fermenting and aging cellar by the Russian Wine Trade Company established to provide the court of Russian Tsars and Tsarinas – amongst them Tsarina Elizabeth –...

Rákóczi Cellar

The Rákóczi Cellar, a real sanctuary of Tokaj wines, is one of those rare places where dreams and reality mix in the fantasy of visitors. In the course of centuries the cellar, built at the beginning of the 15th century, was owned by kings, sovereigns, princes...

Illés Winery

Our family-owned enterprise was established in 1998. Our family owns 4 active wine cellars currently. Furthermore we have two small temporary used buffer-cellars. Our main wine cellar is the Illés Wine cellar in Erdőbénye. We have created a big hall in...

Karádi-Berger Winery

You can find out how it feels when a business journalist has to step beyond the perspective of an economist and create truly artisan wines. The great wines are there, the journalist offers them. The visitor will also get to know the only romkocsma, or ruin pub, here in...

Paulay Winehouse and Guesthouse

Information and reservation at Tourinform Tokaj. Address: 1. Serház Street, 3910 Tokaj e-mail: tokaj@tourinform.hu Phone: +36 70 388 88 70...

Demeter Zoltán Winery

My winery was founded in 1996 with the intent to take a full and active part in the recognition and rediscovery of Tokaj terroir and its wines....

Péter Winery - Tokaj

Péter Vinery is a family business. The family has been dealing with growing grape and winemaking for more generations. Recently we have five hectares of grapes in the bordering areas of Tokaj and Tarcal. We grow the characteristic types of grapes typical of Tokaj...

Tokaj Nobilis

We started out with the vision to establish a small artisan winery producing wines of great character and sophistication that reflect the true nature of our unique terroir and traditional varieties and our respect for the environment.The first step was to find the right...

Szent Tamás winery and vineyard

The winery is located in the hearth of the Tokaj region in the village of Mad. This village has the largest total vineyard area in our region. The vineyards were classified in the early 1700s. In this unique classification some of the vineyards of the village - located...

Zsirai Winery

We bought the first vineyard in 2005. The lands are located in Tállya, Tarcal, and on the most excellent Padi-hill slope of Rátka close to Mád. We have been tending to our lands ever since and today we cultivate 13 acres of vineyards in and around...

Gusteau Culinary Adventure Workshop

About Gusteau It is good to receive, but to give is just like heaven… Our culinary experience workshop assembles a creative team of culinary artists, for whom bringing pleasure is a form of art. This is our aim: to provide our guests with the unforgettable...

Kikelet Winery

The Kikelet winery is located in Tarcal in the Tokaj wine region. It was brought into existence by Stéphanie and Zsolt Berecz in 2002. Stéphanie, who hails from the Loire valley, earned a degree in oenology in Bordeaux and then moved to the Tokaj...

Szedmák winery

On entering Tarcal through Bodrogkeresztúr, you will be greeted by the Kövesd row of cellars on your left hand side. Here you will find our neat little winery, where upon arrival you enter a magical world where time slows down. We welcome you with genuine...