Tagged: Agoston Harazsthy

Wollersheim Wine Cave Unveiled After 150 Years 2

Wollersheim Wine Cave Unveiled After 150 Years

Around 1850, Hungarian Count Agoston Haraszthy dug a wine cave at the current site of Wollersheim Winery.   Haraszthy left soon thereafter to be the first commercial grape grower in Sonoma County, California.  On...

Wollersheim Harvests As Harazthy Turns 200 0

Wollersheim Harvests As Harazthy Turns 200

Wisconsin wine pioneer Agoston Haraszthy is having a 200th birthday celebration in Sonoma, California this week.  Count Haraszthy, as he is sometimes called,  came to Wisconsin in the 1840’s from Hungary to plant grapes...