Exploring the world of fine wine is tricky if you have a sweet tooth, as the most familiar and “serious” wines aren’t necessarily sweet. Historically speaking, though, sweet wines were once the most coveted style of wine in all the world. No really, it’s true!
Your love for sweet wine has just been validated.
For example, the world’s first demarcated wine region wasn’t Bordeaux, nor was it Champagne… it was an area in Eastern Hungary called Tokaji (“toe-kiy”), officially recognized in 1737. Tokaji is famous for – get this – sweet white wine. Interestingly enough, if you dig deeper into the today’s most important red wine regions, you’ll often discover that their originated from from sweet wine production.