The Royal Tokaji Wine Company is located at 3909 Mad, Rakoczi ut 35, Hungary. It welcomes visitors by appointment to its winery in the former Diocesan Bishop's residence, with its pleasant courtyard featuring a bronze bust of Hugh Johnson, and its 600-year-old underground cellars. Wine tasting programmes can be followed by a spectacular short walk up St. Tamas Hill which overlooks the First Growth vineyards of the winery.
The best time of the year to visit the Tokaj region, now a World Heritage Site, is in the months of May and June, and September and October. Wines may be purchased at the winery. Excellent accommodation and restaurants are close to the winery; Mádikúria and Degenfeld Palace Hotel.
Most european capitals and other major cities offers regular flights to Budapest. British Airways
offer regular flights to Budapest from London Heathrow. Train schedules within Hungary can be viewed on Hungarian Railways
. The website of the German railways, die Bahn
, offers an excellent facility for checking train times and ticket prices across Europe.
Hungary may be landlocked but it is possible to enter the country by boat. A hydrofoil service
runs on the Danube, connecting Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna in both directions. The Hungarian Tourist Authority
has a comprehensive website to help you plan your visit.
Organised tours, combined with sightseeing in Budapest can be arranged with Travel By Design
. Arblaster & Clarke
also offer wine tours to the Tokaj region.