The vine-growing regions in the Carpathian Basin - and more specically, within Hungary - have seen the emergence o many ancientand new Hungarian grape varieties. The grape varieties ound here have either developed naturally (through spontaneous mutations)over the centuries, or are the result o conscious cross-breeding. Our native grape varieties, along with the ones arriving later and becom-ing widespread over the course o the centuries, as well as new grape varieties created by Hungarian vine growers are called Hungari-cum. This publication presents to the reader the most characteristic Hungaricum grape and wine varieties, along with a recipe o a dishbest suited to the variety in question. We invite you to make acquaintances with the Hungarian grape and wine varieties, and to enjoythe attractive dishes recommended.