The Austrian poet Nikolaus Lenau (1802-1850) was born in Csatád near Temesvar in Hungary.
After his father's death, his mother married a second time and moved with him to northern, mountainous Hungary.
Lenau lived here in the Tokaj region two years of his childhood.
The landscape deeply influenced him and his poetry. the Tokaj In his poem he paid tribute to "Mischka an der Tisza": "High the bottle in the left, high the saber in the right, and the throats through the throats, the sweet fire flow in the dance, flows the glorious Tokay."
Other poems by Lenau on the topic of wine are called "In the tavern" and "The lonely drinker" (see further sayings of many other well-known personalities in connection with wine and Weingenuss under Quotes ):