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Tokaj is the prized sweet wine of Hungary, produced in the northeast Tokaj-Hegyalja region, at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains. Wine has been produced in the region for centuries, dating back to the Roman era when the land was known as Pannonia. However, it was not a sweet wine until the 1630s.
Description 2 of 2
The Tokaji wine region in Hungary has has a rich history having produced wine for over 1000 years. It is most reknown for its dessert wines, which were a favorite of Napoleon who described it as the Nectar of the Gods. Furmint is the most common grape variety, in addition to being the principle variety in the famous Tokaji dessert wines it is also used to produce a dry single varietal.
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