Year 2007 five-butt Tokay Aszu, supplied by the Royal Tokay Winery, was served at the official opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
The US-published Wine Enthusiast Magazine ranked Tokaj among the 10 best wine tourism destinations in the world.
The first high-ranking international wine competition, the Vinalies International, was held in Paris, in 1-5 March.
Four wines from Tokaj and one red wine from Villány won trophies in their categories at the Decanter World Wine Awards.
This year Hungarian Pinot Noirs won two silver medals at the Mondial des Pinots.