Date: 6–9 July, 2017
Location: Erdőbénye, Tokaj region
Type of event: open air cultural, gastronomy and wine festival
You are welcome in our gardens!
This village in the Zemplén Mountains has become a pilgrimage place for wine lovers, gourmets and culture vultures! “We offer superb wines and invite the best local restaurants and food/drink bloggers to the gardens of 13 winemakers in the village, then add live jazz, folk and world music, along with artists, artisans and performers to show the spirit of this stunning village surrounded by vineyards and forests in the centre of Europe.” says Zsolt Berger, organizer of the festival.
4 days of a multicultural event
Great wines, food and company, Bor, mámor …Bénye is a brilliant festival in the Tokaj wine region! And with both an extra day and some of Hungary’s top artists and musicians including Kiscsillag, Kerekes Band, Pátkai Rozina, Meszecsinka, Cabaret Medrano, Tóth Viktor, Jónás Vera Experiment. Mainly folk, jazz, blues, world and fusion. And if you fancy leaving the gardens of Erdőbénye to explore the area, then you can go rowing on the river Bodrog or take a bike tour in the Zemplén. Plenty of tastings, talks, workshops, events for children. A great way to discover Tokaji wines and Zemplén flavours at 13 Erdőbénye wineries with their favourite restaurants including the region’s classics: Oroszlános, A Boros and Sárga Borház. Plus a couple of top coffee roasters!
Blending, vertical tasting and and many other
You can create your own blend in Sanzon Tokaj, and taste the wines of the 15 year old Béres Winery, and also at Béres you can explore the sky and the stars with a team of professional astronomers.
For the detailed program and venues check the official website of the event
Thanks for the text to Katherine Chapman, who runs a calendar of events in Tokaj region: http://tokajwineregion.com