wineregion

Zala

The wine region is on the south west of Hungary, not far from the south west end of Lake Balaton. The hilly wine region has the most rain in Hungary, and the temperature is lower than the average. Though the Romans already culivated vineyards, the Turkish invasion destroyed them. Then…

Tolna

The wine region is situated on the south of Hungary. In its climate and regarding the character of the wines Tolna has a lot of similarities with the neighbouring Szekszárd wine region. Though grape growing has a long history in the region, even the Romans cultivated vineyard, the official wine…

Mátra

A lovely region full of hills and mountains, the highest peak in Hungary can be found here as well. The climate is ideal for white grapes, mostly aromatic varieties gained popularity from Mátra. It is the second largest wine region of Hungary, and the largest among the mountain regions. It…

Bükk

Around Miskolc, one of Hungary’s biggest cities, grape growing and in the old cellars wine making used to be important, but the phylloxera infection destroyed most of the vineyards. The wine region is colder then than others of Hungary, therefore mostly white wines are made. A small winery producing great…

history
History of Hungarian Wines

  History of Hungarian Wines Written by Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (The Oxford Companion to Wine, Fourth edition)   Vine-growing and winemaking have been practised in what is modern Hungary since at least Roman times, when it was part of the Roman province of Pannonia. The Magyar tribes who…

tavasz

The ultimate guide of Hungarian wines, grapes varieties, wineries, wine styles, wine results, history, gastronomy, wine events, wine bars