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Committee Decisions

CONF 202 23.13

Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape (Hungary)

The World Heritage Committee,

Inscribes the Tokaji Wine Region Cultural Landscape, Hungary on the basis of cultural criteria (iii) and  (v):

Criterion (iii): The Tokaji wine region represents a distinct viticultural tradition that has existed for at least a thousand years and which has survived intact up to the present.

Criterion (v): The entire landscape of the Tokaji wine region, including both vineyards and long established settlements, vividly illustrates the specialized form of traditional land-use that it represents.

The Tokaji Wine Region is a serial nomination of a core area and six historic cellars:

Site

Towns

Area (ha)

Buffer Zone (ha)

Tokaji Wine Region

Tokaj, Bodrogkeresztúr, Bodrogkisfalud, Mád, Mezozombor, Rátka, Szegi, Tarcal, Tállya

13,245

74,879

Ungvári Cellar

Sátoraljaújhely

4.0

Rákóczi Cellar

Sárospatak

0.8

Köporosi Cellars

Hercegkút

1.7

Gomboshegyi Cellars

Hercegkút

2.0

Oremus Cellars

Tolcsva

0.9

Tolcsva Wine Museum Cellars

Tolcsva

0.6

    

TOTAL AREA

13,255 ha

74,879 ha

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: Hungary
Session: 26COM