The wine region in numbers
The wine region
has been part for 20 years of the World Heritage
In 2002 UNESCO inscribed the Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape into the list of World Heritage with the aim of protecting its historic architectural and natural environments.
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The climate in the Tokaj Wine Region
Typical rocks and soils in the Tokaj Wine Region
Permitted Tokaj grape varieties
Characteristics of Tokaji wines
The uniqueness of the Tokaj Wine Region is primarily thanks to the aszú berries and the wines made from them. The process known as noble rot occurs due to the noble fungus Botrytis cinerea and its metabolic products.
It is450years old
The first reference to Aszú.
The most famous vintages
1811 – the year of the comet
1956 – witness to history
1972 – the legendary vintage
1993 – the faith-giving vintage