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.
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
Péter Molnár, estate director of Patricius Winery, was elected president of Tokaj Wine Region Council of Wine Communities in April 2018. Since then work has been intensive, primarily serving the strategic development of the wine region.
Péter Molnár – president of the Tokaj Wine Region Council of Wine Communities
As well as the world-famous vineyards of the historic Tokaj Wine Region, it also has towns and villages that play an important part in the life of the region. These include Tokaj, Bodrogkeresztúr, Bodrogkisfalud, Mád, Mezőzombor, Rátka, Szegi, Tarcal and Tállya. With a further 18 surrounding settlements (Abaújszántó, Bekecs, Bodrogolaszi, Erdőbénye, Erdőhorváti, Golop, Hercegkút, Legyesbénye, Makkoshotyka, Monok, Olaszliszka, Sárazsadány, Sárospatak, Sátoraljaújhely,
Five river cruise boats have already been presented to the public, and in the coming days another five will arrive so the summer boat cruise season on the Bodrog can start by the beginning of June.
In 2018 Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán opened the Tokaj Water Tours Centre established primarily to serve the needs of lovers of water sports. But also kept in mind are those who simply want to have a lovely time so they provided a place for river cruise boats to moor. This tourist project has now reached a new stage. Boating on the Bodrog will start on 1st June. At the press