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Haraszthy200 Festival

Conference, meeting

Sonoma-Tokaj Celebration
A ceremony dedicated to the event where Sonoma and Tokaj become sister cities, with the participation of both mayors

Official signing of Sonoma-Tokaj Sister City Proclamation; Hungarian music & dance

31 August 2012, 1 PM – Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma
Haraszthy200 Festival
Press Conference
Conference for representatives of media

3 October 2012, 11 AM – B55 Gallery, Budapest; moderated by Zsuzsa Dárdai art critic, curator
Address of gallery: 1055 Budapest, Balaton u. 4.
Phone: +36 1 354 1350; e-mail:
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Haraszthy200 Wine Conference
Professioinal programme
Haraszthy200 Festival

Conference program
  • Historical role of Ágoston Haraszthy, introduced by Zsuzsa Dárdai art critic, courator of the Haraszthy200 Festival, Ágoston Haraszthy's collateral descendant in Hungary
  • István Zelenák, local historian, Tokaj: Secrets of the Tokaji wine
  • Hajnalka Prácser, winemaker, Tokaj, Elizabeth Cellar: Parallels between the viticulture in Napa valley – Sonoma valley and Tokaj district - Villány district
  • Iván András Bojár: Local branding – Wine and metropolis
  • Máté Lachegyi undergraduate art historian, Vác: Wine and Art
  • László Bálint viticulturist, sommelier, Eger AIWS and János SAXON Szász, artist: Chemical and aesthetic characteristics of wine colours; interactive presentation
  • Balázs Humayer: The presentation of Tokaj-Sonoma Twin Town Association

Date of the conference
5 October 2012, 2-5 PM - Paulay Ede Theatre, assembly hall, Tokaj
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Tokaj Grape Harvest
Open-air event
6-7 October 2012 - Tokaj
Haraszthy200 Festival