TOKAJ - HEGYALJA, WORLD HERITAGE

In the heart of Europe

The city of Tokaj, the capital of the region that produces the wines of the same name, is on the banks of the River Bodrog, at the foot of the firebreaks of the Zemplén Mountains, in north-eastern Hungary, near to the borders of what is today the Independent Republic of Ukraine. The region which holds the same name, Tokaj, gathers a total of 5,000 hectares of vineyard and encompasses 27 municipalities. It is triangular in shape and is bordered by Abaújszántó to the west, Tokaj to the south and Satoraljaújheley to the east. Tokaj - Hegyalja (Tokaj golden mountain chain) was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002.