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Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest

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Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Study up on your Hungarian wines with this 2-hour evening tasting in Budapest. Led by an expert guide, you’ll be given an introduction to regional characteristics, sampling eight varietals at a local wine shop and sharing your thoughts with your companions. Ask questions as you take in the flavour notes, pairing your samples with artisanal bread, local cheeses & charcuteries. Groups are limited to 24 people.
  • 2-hour evening wine tasting in Budapest
  • Visit a cozy tasting venue and learn about Hungarian wine from an expert sommelier
  • Taste eight delicious samples of Hungarian wine sourced direct from producers
  • Learn how to recognize the different notes and aromas of each variety
  • Hear all about Hungarian winemaking and the characteristics of wines from different regions
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Cheese and Charcuterie Board (with local specialties)
Professional sommelier-guide
8 wine tastings
A light food pairing to accompany each wine
Mineral water
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

Budapest, Bródy Sándor u. 9, 1088 Hungary

Look for the cellar entrance.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Taste Hungary
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest.
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What is the social distancing policy during Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest.

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  • "Try to do this one upon arrival in Budapest so you can enjoy the right kind of wine with your dinner." See review

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Very nice expérience in a charming place
Laureen_G
, Dec 2021
What a pleasure to share this moment with a gentil and knowledge sommelier. The wine was really good and the place is so charming. Great experience. A+++
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Great wine experience
Kristina_G
, Oct 2021
Good variety of wines with engaging and professional sommelier in a cosy environment . Great experience to be highly recommended!
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Great wine tasting in city center
Christelle_B
, Aug 2021
Amazing experience with a great sommelier. Very interested to learn about Hungarian wines and try local sparking / white and red wines.
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Good Hungarian wine introduction
Marcus_v
, Feb 2020
Good start for wine lovers who want to know more about Hungarian wines. Tour took little over 2 hours. Not a lot of food, but varied and of good quality. Host was knowledgeable, patient and passionate about Hungarian wines. One sparkling, 3 whites, 3 reds and one Tokaj. Tasting room is slightly outside city center, but within walking distance. At the end of the tour there was an opportunity to buy wines, but there was no product pushing. Tour offers value for money.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you Marcus for the nice feedback! Hope to welcome you back one day. Perhaps you would be interested in Taste Hungary's day tours to the Hungarian wine country. Evi Faiola Reservation manager
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Wine tasting
Ewa_F
, Sep 2019
Excellent choice if you would like to find out about hungarian wines. The host had great knowledge about the wines and the choice was excellent with some choice of cheese and meat to go with the wine
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Excelent tasting
Claudete_E
, Aug 2019
Excelent selection of wine tasting. Nice local, and explanation about the hungarian history and context wine evolution. Cheese and salame very well selected.
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Excellent wines and even better teacher
Michael_H
, Jun 2019
We really enjoyed the setting, the tables were so nicely arranged. Also the wines were delicious and we had cheeses and meats to compliment them perfectly. The lady teacher was very good and obviously passionate about her subject. Would highly recommend this tasting.
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Amazing intro to Hungarian Wine
Anja Frazier F
, May 2019
I was extremely happy with this experience. It was a small group, So we were able to really talk with the guide about the wines and freely ask questions. We learned a lot about Hungarian wine and were able to sample a nice variety of wines. They also had wine/cheese/breads to try with the wines that added to the experience. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys wine, regardless of their actual wine knowledge.
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The Perfect Evening
Charmaine_S
, Jan 2019
I love wine so what better way to spend my first night in Budapest than tasting local fine wines. Even though I arrived 40 mins early I was warmly welcomed and shown to my seat. Before I had even sat down I was poured a glass of wine and offered some very tasty bread and oils. They very kindly charged my mobile phone as it was almost dead. The tasting was superb. Our guide was very knowledgeable, you could see his passion for wine. The cheeseboards that accompanied the wines were expertly picked. I was offered a discount and took home two of my favorites along with one of the oils, they bubble wrapped my purchases to ensure they arrive safely back to my destination. There was absolutely no pressure to buy anything. I just loved what I tasted. All in all a beautiful evening
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Superb! Exceptional Introduction to Hungarian Wines
Eugene_A
, Sep 2018
This was one of the best wine tasting experiences I have had (thanks, Tamas!). Tamas talked continuously for almost 2 hours while the three of us sampled what I think it was 7 wines, including a sparkling white wine. He went over the history of Hungarian wines, the various regions, the types of grapes they produce, the methods of production and more. It was everything you ever wanted or needed to know about Hungarian wines but didn't know what to ask! With some sample cheeses and meats, the wines were magnificent. I felt so much more knowledgeable, but not overwhelmed by the presentation. It was quite satisfying, and when I went on two other wine tours, it helped me understand the context of Hungarian wines. This tour is sponsored by the Tasting Table, which I highly recommend. Try to do this one upon arrival in Budapest so you can enjoy the right kind of wine with your dinner.

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