“We have arrived in Tokaj!

Over the next week we will be staying at Fuleky winery and sharing what we learn as we go. We think it’s important to begin by taking a moment to talk about some of what makes the region of Tokaj so very unique. 

When you hear the words ‘wine appellation’ you may think of France, specifically Bordeaux. However it was Tokaj wine region which made vineyard classification a first in the world, set out by a royal decree in 1730 and then made into law in 1757. 

In more modern times Tokaj was named a Historic Cultural Landscape in 2002. This honors the unique and thousand year old viticultural tradition of winemaking (I’m talking Aszu here) as well as the landscape designed and maintained to uphold this winemaking legacy. 

Did you know Tokaj was a UNESCO World Heritage site? 

What about being the first appellation system in the world? 

Follow along to learn more in the coming days