Wine regions in Hungary
In Hungary there are big traditions of vine producing and vine drinking. In Hungary there are 22 wine regions identified, 15 of them can be found in Transdanubian area. (West from the Danube line.) The most famous the Tokaj area at North-East of Hungary.
There are huge number of events organized in Hungary about gastronomy and wine drinking.
The most famous Hungarian wine is the
Tokai Aszú. The Aszú is a sweet type of dessert wine in gold colour. The grapes are going through noble rot by the assistance of Botrytis Cinerea fungus in the humid environment. Only produced in Hungary. Other famous Hungarian wines are the Villányi area wines. Every year in Hungary the vinemaker of the year is elected.
There is a special grape which is ONLY can be found in Hungary called Kéknyelű (translated blue handle). This special grape only grows in Hungary in the vulcanic soil at the North shore of Lake Balaton.