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Richárd Hörcsik, winemaker PortiusWinery was built on the historic row of cellars on Gombos Hill in 2006, but its history dates back to the 1950s. A special atmosphere surrounds the cellar, which was named after the estate by Robert Wojciech Portius, Polish wine merchant in the 17th century. Richárd Hörcsik winemaker The cellar row,one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Tokaj Wine Region,is located on Gombos-hegy, a hill onthe edge of Hercegkút, just 3 km from Sárospatak. The four-floorPortiuscellar, carved in rows above each other, evokes the traditional cellar culture, the way of life of the old peasant world. It’s a beautiful sight itself and a great destination for

The history of the Babits family in the Tokaj Wine Region stretches back to the time of Béla IV (13th century) when Italian settlers came to the region to bring modern technology for vine cultivation and winemaking. The winemaking traditions have since been passed down the generations. “Someone in the family has always been involved in growing grapes and wine. And they always did it in a quantity and quantity appropriate to the time. And I was practically born into this medium. There are three of us but I am the only one who saw a future and possibilities and love so I stayed here and am still doing

Carpinus Winery belongs to brother and sister Edit Bai and Bai István. They would like to show it is possible to run a winery that holds its own on the world wine market in the Tokaj Wine Region with professionality without compromises and the family working together. The winery was named after their vineyard which is currently their largest, Gyertyános dűlő which is Hornbeam in English (Carpinus is the Latin name). Founded in 2013, they had already presented a serious range by 2015 and from that year already had single-vineyard Furmints and serious barrel selections. There was never any question as to whether grapes and vines would be part

Rémusz Dávid arrived with his family in 1996 in Erdőbénye where they transformed a run-down hunting lodge built in 1650 into a stunning mansion. The building with cellar somehow just became the centre of their life. Rémusz Dávid The cellar in the estate and the village of Erdőbénye had a great effect on Rémusz from the start. The Tokaj atmosphere put its stamp on his life here. “I never had a childhood dream or desire to become a winemaker. It’s true I always loved nature and I knew I would have something to do with it, but I never dreamed of this. I grew up in a village, so agriculture

Basilicus was founded by three good friends in 2009. The aim of their vineyard estate and Basilicus Wine Culture Centre is to bring cooperation between winemakers in the Tokaj Wine Region and raise the standard of tourism in the region. And the thought behind the winery is similar: to revive the magical atmosphere of the Tokaj Wine Region. András Kanczler The estate is centred in Tarcal, and they cultivate 10 hectares of land in 5 vineyards. Their wines are made according to artisan philosophy: with barrel fermentation and aging. Head winemaker András Kanczler came to the Tokaj Region 25 years ago. “I was born in the Mór Wine Region, and

The World Heritage Wine Museum opened its doors in the only World Heritage wine region in Hungary in 2015. It provides insight into the traditional values and assets of the region as well as terroirs around the world. And all with the newest inventions of the age… World Heritage Wine Museum A cornerstone of the Tokaj Cultural Quarter, the former Serház was converted into the World Heritage Wine Museum to bring the history of World Heritage wine regions, their culture and of course their wines closer to visitors. Alongside the Tokaji Wine Region there are “tasters” of the uniqueness of the terroirs of Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland.In

The Tokaj Museum is located in two buildings in the heart of Tokaj. The museums complement each other perfectly with their two differing styles of exhibition. While the World Heritage Wine Museum employs 21st-century equipment to invite visitors to active participation, the Tokaj Museum offers a traditional atmosphere in which to walk around and loose yourself in the exhibits. Those interested in the history of the town – and indeed of the wine region – are sure of a pleasant way to spend time, guaranteed with rich experiences. Tokaj Museum The Tokaj Museum (Bethlen Gábor út 5.) has been open since May 1985, although the collection and the life of

One hundred years ago, on 4th June, Hungary, as the successor state of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy which had lost the First World War, was represented by Ágoston Benárd, Head of Delegation, and Alfréd Drasche-Lázár, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Grand Trianon Palace in Versailles who signed the Treaty of Trianon, according to which the territory of Hungary decreased from 325,411 km² to 92,952 km², and its population decreased from 20,886,487 to 7,615,117. As a result of the peace treaty that mutilated our country and divided our nation, 3.3 million Hungarian-speaking compatriots came under the rule of the neighbouring states.Zemplén was one of the large number of counties