Hungary-Slovakia Cross-border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013

Financed projects

In the footsteps of Máté Laczkó Szepsi
Short description of the project Creation of a toursim product devoted to Szepsi Laczkó Máté, inventor of the Tokaj Aszu wine
Acronym: In the footsteps of Máté Laczkó Szepsi
Call: HUSK/0901
Registration No. HUSK/0901/1.3.1/0031
Total Project budget: 688 139.00 €
Total ERDF awarded: 584 918.00 €
Project start date: 01-10-2010
Project end date: 30-09-2012
Project status: Finalized
The town of Moldava nad Bodvou tries to regain its old times glory, when the town was located on the Royal wine road starting in Hungary and finishing in Poland. Szepsi Laczkó Máté as the inventor of the Tokaj Aszu wine was born in Moldava nad Bodvou and acted in Erdőbénye. In accordance with this fact partners wanted to create a tourism product devoted to his person and life, as a significant personality in the life of these settlements. Through the project activities, an Aszu museum, a statue and a wine cellar have been created or reconstructed as possible tourist sights devoted to his personality.
destination management tourism


Lead Partner

Mesto Moldava nad Bodvou
Slovakia, Košický kraj, , Školská 2, 045 01 Moldava nad Bodvou, Slovakia

Project Partner 1

Erdőbénye Község Önkormányzata
Hungary, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, 31 Kossuth utca, 3963 Erdőbénye, Hungary