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Bükk – a wine region to be discovered

The 22nd reason to come to Hungary The north-east part of Hungary boasts the most valuable vineyards: we have Tokaj, the wines of the kings, king of the wines here, and another famous wine region, Eger, which is the second most visited destination for wine tourists after Tokaj. But what lies between…

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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…

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Facts and Figures in Hungary

Vineyards, sizes, Hungarian wines In Hungary altogether 58,607 hectares were under vines in 2015. This amount was enough to produce 2,774,991 hectolitres wine in that year. If you compare, Hungary’s vineyard area is less then half of Bordeaux (112,000 ha in 2014) or less then 1/3 of its eastern neighbour,…

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Wine Regions

Hungary is divided into 22 wine regions, which is often argued that it is far too many for the size of the country. We still keep the 22 wine region system, because it is well-known and always referred to within Hungary. On the page you can get a glimpse of…