A strip of towns and villages that are classified as viticultural that runs below the mountain range of Malé Karpaty form the Viticultural region of Malé Karpaty. Its size and significance makes it the viticultural centre of Slovakia.
The Wine Road of Malé Karpaty leads through the former royal towns Bratislava, Svätý Jur, Pezinok, and Modra, contiguous villages and ends in Trnava. Apart from cultural and historic monuments visitors will be certainly intrigued by tradition of varied folklore in individual communes of this region where they can pass nice time in numerous wine cellars tasting the excellent dish like the baked goose with a glass of fine local wine and listening to a popular band.
The region consists of 12 viticultural areas and covers administrative territory of 120 viticultural communes. The vineyards stretch in a continuous belts on the slopes of the mountains Malé Karpaty from Bratislava to Pezinok and further to Horné Orešany. Varieties of white muscatel such as Rizling vlašský, Rizling rýnsky, Veltlínske zelené,Burgundské biele or blue varieties including Frankovka modrá and Svätovavrinecké are grown here.
Müller-Thurgau, Silvánske zelené, Dievčie hrozno, Chardonnay and Portugalské modré are additional varieties which complement the scale of vine grown and processed in this region.
Source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama