On Monday, October 17, Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi and Zsanett Ducsai-Oláh, CEO of the Hungarian National Trading House hosted an exclusive VIP dinner and wine tasting event at the Montpelier Room in the Library of Congress.

On Monday, October 17, the Embassy of Hungary, in cooperation with the Hungarian National Trading House, hosted a seated dinner excellently paired with Hungarian wines from the regions of the Eger, Tokaj, Sopron, and Szekszárd in the Montpelier Room of the Madison Building of the Library of Congress. Guided through the evening’s dinner by expert Sommelier Jennifer Knowles, guests were also able to taste such Hungarian delicacies as Mangalica sausage and Bakony-style pork medallions. Entertainment for the evening was provided by the Hungarian band BudaPassion Trio.

Distinguished guests included Minister for National Development of Hungary, Miklós Seszták; former Doyen of Hungarian Parliament and founder of the Revolutionary Council in New York, János Horváth; 56er and Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister, Jenő Megyesy; President of the Danube Institute in Budapest, Dr. John O'Sullivan; Hungarian Consul-General in New York, Ferenc Kumin; Hungarian Consul-General in Chicago, Ferenc Szebényi, director of the Hungarian National Trading House Ms. Zsanett Ducsai-Oláh and Hungarian pianist Ms. Csilla Szentpéteri. The event featured the Áldomás brand, consisting of premium-quality Hungarian food products along with other Hungarian delicacies.

To view a photo gallery of the event, please click HERE.