At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage

A bottle of Royal Tokaji Essencia is seen in the cellar of Royal Tokaji in Mad, Hungary, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

MAD, Hungary (Reuters) – A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive the royal heritage of a wine revered by kings and connoisseurs. The volcanic Tokaj region in northeast Hungary produces wine made with grapes with “noble rot”, induced […]

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