The Telecska Hills, also known as the Bácska Loess Plateau, stretch through the heart of Bácska in a northeast-southwest direction. Its northern extensions fall within the territory of the former Bács-Bodrog county, which is still part of Hungary and extends to the vicinity of Baja. On the other hand, the hilly region is located in the Vojvodina part of Serbia, including settlements like Bácskossuthfalva, Bácsgyulafalva (Telecska), Bajsa, Kishegyes, and Bácsfeketehegy, bordered to the south by the line of the Ferenc Canal.
Loess is a characteristic formation of the Ice Age, covering vast areas in Eurasia, including the Carpathian Basin. The Telecska Hills contain the thickest layer of loess deposition in Europe, preserving geological evidence of the past twenty thousand years since the last Ice Age. It is the only exposed terrestrial formation with geological data comparable to those from deep-sea research. Erosion, karstification, and human presence have created a rich diversity of surface forms. The steep sides of the valleys represent the last refuge of loess steppes, as the fertile soils of the Telecska Hills were almost entirely cultivated by the late 19th century.
Loess soil is highly fertile and particularly suitable for viticulture. The Telecska Hills provide ideal conditions for growing grapes rich in sugar, acids, and aromas, resulting in wines that are colourful, fragrant, and flavourful. Although the Telecska Hills are not as well-known as the three most significant wine regions in Vojvodina, such as the Subotica-Horgos Sand Ridge, Srem, and Vršac, winemaking in this area has significant historical traditions. In 1843, Elek Fényes wrote in his country description that “north of the village, the Telecska Hills stretch, boasting vineyards producing excellent wine.”
After settling in Bácsfeketehegy in 1785, our family established vineyards and since then, viticulture and winemaking have been a defining element of our family. Currently, we have one hectare of vineyards, exclusively cultivated by our family. Our focus lies on producing high-quality artisanal wines in smaller quantities, combining tradition with modern technology. Our wines, including Olaszrizling, Merlot, Kékfrankos, Kékoportó, Kékfrankos rosé, and Cuvéek, have received numerous national and international recognitions.
The harvest is always a festive occasion, where friends and relatives come together to pick the grapes in a joyous atmosphere. Many of our friends are musicians, and the sound of folk music fills the vineyards. On one occasion, after finishing the work, we had dinner accompanied by several pitchers of wine, and we decided to continue the celebration at the nearby pub. We packed baskets filled with fresh must, grapes, and wine and set off with folk music playing along the way. Soon, news of the harvest celebration spread, and the pub was quickly filled with guests. Thus, what started as a harvest work turned into a lively celebration where everyone in the village participated.
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