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For time immemorial, this area has been a wine-producing region. Villa Romana, a third-century building dating from the time of Emperor Probius. The wine district stretches along the northern shore of Lake Balaton, from Zánka to Balatonalmádi. Geographically, Balatonfüred-Csopak is part of the Balaton Highlands.The soils are varied. Forest soils overlay crystalline shale, Permian red sandstone and Quaternary loess, while rendzina soils formed on Triassic limestone, dolomite and marl. The characteristic pronounced acidity of the Csopak and Balatonfüred wines reflects the effect of this calcareous soil. In the designated are 1,694 ha are currently productive. It is characterised by a temperate, continental climate. Its favourable slope angle and fragmented topography create extremely favourable microclimates and terroir.The wine district is primarily a white wine area, although this has not always been the case. Nineteenth-century reports also note red wine production. Currently, besides Olaszrizling as its flagship variety. The best wines are now marketed each year under the Csopak Codex trademark.