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Budapest: Hungarian Wine Tasting Experience

Budapest: Hungarian Wine Tasting Experience

From US$ 38.06 per person

Taste 7 Hungarian wines from boutique wineries with a local wine expert and journalist. Sample white wines from the so-called "Unpronounceable Grape," cserszegi fűszeres, Hungary's best-known grape, furmint, and red wines such as kadarka and Bull's Blood.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 2-hour Hungarian wine tasting with a local wine expert
  • Learn about the history of wine in Hungary, as well as the various wine regions of the country
  • Taste a variety of local food products from farms outside Budapest
Full description
Meet your local wine expert at a central wine bar in Budapest. During the 2 hour activity, taste 7 different wines from larger and lesser-known producers. On the wine tasting list, find the "Unpronounceable Grape" called Cserszegi FűszeresHárslevelű, or probably the best-known grape of Hungary, Furmint. Taste red varieties such as Kékfrankos, Kadarka and a wine known as "Bull's Blood". Enjoy some tapas plates of olives, ham, sausages, tomatoes, and cheeses from farms outside the city. 
Includes
  • Guided tasting led by a wine expert
  • 7 wine tastings
  • Tapas
  • Bottled water
  • Tasting notes
  • Map of the wine tasting regions of Hungary
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • Children under 18 years
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 43 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Transportation
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    • Value for money
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    It was our last evening in Budapest. It was just 2 hours before activity started when we decided to book it. We were happy that it actually happened. Explanation about wineries and tastes were very interesting, Miki has a lot of knowledge about wine producing. He was happy to hear our questions. Atmosphere as very easy and open, time was flying.

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    September 21, 2021

    Really good! We have received a great introduction to the history of Hungarian wines. Our wine expert Miki mentioned every relevant anecdote about important wineries and the origin of the wines that you try. A rose, three white wines, a dessert wine and 2 red wines are tried. The two hours have flown by. I recommend everyone who is in Budapest and wants to expand their wine horizon!

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    March 3, 2020

    Miki is a wine journalist with a lot of inside information about the wine. It was a joy to answer his trick questions, taste the wines and the time just flew by. It's very genuine and not pretentious, which is the Hungarian way. I'd recommend this to anyone who's in Budapest (single, couples, etc). The wine cellar location is filled by locals and a walk away from the touristic districts, so even after you have your wine tasting you can go explore.

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    February 26, 2020

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