Balaton Wine Regions
Badacsony Wine Region: The volcanic hills on the northern shore, the most eye-catching being the table-shaped Badacsony, are famous for their refreshing white wines and breathtaking views. The rich, volcanic soil is perfect for growing wine. Balatonboglár Wine Region: The whites and champagne dominate in this region, the red grapes popularity has been increasing recently, especially Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Balatonfüred-Csopak Wine Region: The area around Balatonfüred and the nearby village of Csopak, is famed for crisp and dry white wines, but this wine region produces quality red wines, such as Merlot and Cabernet as well. It is worth visiting the wine regions during the harvest season. Almost every settlements celebrate the harvest and organise programs, the most popular event in this period is the Badacsony Harvest, which is held in every September.