The Wines of Hungary – Tokaji Disznoko

The Vineyards of Disznoko

For hundreds of years Tokaji Disznoko (Tokay) had been the choice of royalty around the world. Now after years under communist rule this 18th century Hungarian winery has reemerged to once again enchant the world with its sweet wine.

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5 Responses to “The Wines of Hungary – Tokaji Disznoko”

  1. 1 Marc Jun 27th, 2006 at 6:05 am

    Go there, taste the wines and you will understand why Tokaj wine is know has the “wine of the kings and the king of the wine”!

  2. 2 Mike K Jul 5th, 2006 at 12:10 pm

    Great show! You guys are getting great at asking all the right questions to draw out more info (and make it more accessible) than any other source I’ve found. Thanks so much for doing this.

  3. 3 Randy Aug 30th, 2006 at 6:29 am

    In ’99 when I was visiting Disznoko, I spotted several patches (about 50 cm square) of grafts of mold attached to the cave walls. I was told that the new owners, wanting to clean up the caves, had the old mold removed! Now they realized their mistake. The insider explained that the new owners were insurance people. Whether this story was true or not, I enjoy retelling it over a bottle of Disznoko.


  4. 4 Elwin Nov 18th, 2009 at 8:43 am

    Disznoko has indeed wonderful wines. I hope to visit them this winter. Aszu wines are fantastic !!

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