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Magazine Archives: Oct. 15, 2002

UNESCO Declares Tokay a World Heritage Site

Darrel Joseph
Issue: October 15, 2002


The Tokay wine region in Hungary has been declared a World Heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The region, home of the botrytized sweet wine Tokaji Aszú, was added in June to UNESCO's World Heritage List because of its 1,000-year-old viticultural tradition.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2002.

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