Hungarian vineyards and regions

Csongrád wine region

Mostly table wines are produced here. Main grape varieties are Kövidinka, Zweigelt, Olaszrizling (Italian Riesling), Kadarka and Kékfankos (Blaufrankisher)

Pannonhalma vineyards

Balatonmelléke wine region

The tradition of viticulture in this region is more than 100 years old. The hills of Zala are perfect location for Olaszrizling (Italian riesling), Rizlingszilváni, Zöldveltelini, Chardonnay, Portugieser, Kékfrankos, Zweigelt.

Hajós-Baja wine region

Part of the Great Plain. The soil is not very rich but good table wines are produced here. Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Rhine Riesling, Chardonnay, Kékfrankos, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon, and Kadarka.

Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region

Homeland of the famous noble wine, Tokaji Aszú. The wines here are rich in alcohol-, sugar, and acid content. Main grape varieties are Furmint, Hárslevelű, Yellow Muscat, Zéta.

Kunság wine region

Largest wine region in Hungary. Sandy soil, hot dry summer makes wines high sugar and alcohol content. Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Ezerjó, Kövidinka, Kadarka and Kékfrankos.

Mátraalja wine region

Hills and mountains make this wine region a perfect location for high quality white wines. Main varieties are Olaszrizling, Rizlingszilváni, Leányka, Hárslevelű, Tramini, Muscat- Ottonel, Kékfrankos and Zweigelt.

Ászár-Neszmély wine region

Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Laényka, Ezerjó, Rizlingszilváni, Irsai Olivér.

Eger wine region

One of the homelands of Bikavér (Bull's Blood). Large wine cellar and cave system can be found here. Main grape varieties are Leányka, Olaszrizling, Tramini, Kékfrankos, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Portugieser.

Badacsony wine region

With its closeness to the Lake Balaton Badacsony is an excellent location for vineyards. Volcanic soils, sunshine and a submediterranean climate with a picturesque scenery. Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Rhine Riesling, Kéknyelű, Szürkebarát, Muscat Ottonel.

Tolna wine region

Main grape varieties are Chardonnay, Olaszrizling, Pinot Blanc, Rhine Riesling, Rizlingszilváni, Kadarka, Kékfrankos, Zweigelt, Merlot.

Balatonfüred-Csopak wine region

In the Northern part of Lake Balaton with excellent climate and soil full of minerals Balatonfüred and Csopak are great wine making regions in Hungary. Mainly great white wines are produced here. Grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Furmint, Rizlingszilváni.

Bükkalja wine region

The slopes of Bükk with the rhyolite tuff wine cellars makes this region also good for producing great white wines. Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Leányka, etc.

Balatonfelvidék wine region

Mediterranean climate, rich soil and beautiful scenery makes this place perfect worth to visit and tastes the wines of this region. Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Chardonnay, Szürkebarát.

Villány wine region

Famous red wine producing region with mediterranean climate and picturesque scenery. Robust, full-bodied wines are made here. Main grape varieties are Portugieser, Kékfrankos, Cabernet Sauvignon, Hárslevelű, Leányka, Olaszrizling.

Etyek-Buda wine region

Soil full of minerals makes this region excellent for Sparkling wines. Homeland of Törley champagne. Main grape varieties are Chardonnay, Olaszrizling, Rhine riesling, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc.

Szekszárd wine region

The other homeland of Bikavér (Bull's blood). Main grape varieties are Kadarka, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Kékfrankos, Olaszrizling and Chardonnay.

Mór wine region

Homeland of Ezerjó. The territory lies in the valley between Bakony and Vértes mountains. Main grape varieties are Ezerjó, Tramini, Rizlingszilváni, Leányka and Chardonnay.

Mecsekalja wine region

Submediterranean climate and rich soil makes this region good for winemaking. Wines are with high alcohol content and with mild acids. Main grape varieties are Cirfandli, Olaszrizling, Chardonnay, Furmint.

Pannonhalma- Sokoró wine region

Historical location with the Abbey of Pannonhalma. Several written records from the library of the Monastery tells us the importance of viticulture and herbal medicines. The wine cellar of the Abbey of Pannonhalma is one of the modern cellars in Hungary. Main grape varieties are Olaszrizling, Rhine riesling, Tramini, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot.

Balatonboglár wine region

The Southern part of Lake Balaton is also famous wine making region. Hills with loess (yellow) soil and excellent microclimate helps to produce great wines and sparkling wines. Main grape varieties are Chardonnay, Olaszrizling, Yellow Muscat, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet, Merlot and Kékfrankos.

Somló wine region

The smallest wine region in Hungary. The soil is full of minerals which makes this region to be able to produce terroir wine. Main caracteristics are the high content of alcohol and rich in acids. Main grape varieties are Juhfark (Sheep's tail), Furmint, Olaszrizling, Hárslevelű, Rhine riesling.

Sopron wine region

Another famous wine region int he north-west part of Hungary. Main grape varieties are Kékfrankos Zweigelt, etc.