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

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USD 54.00
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    What to Expect
    Meet your sommelier-guide in the early evening at a boutique wine shop in central Budapest, and be introduced to the rest of your small group of wine enthusiasts.

    Head inside the cozy venue where a wine counter and tasting tables await. Take your seat and listen intently as your sommelier offers an absorbing introduction to Hungary and its winemaking heritage: a history that stretches back more than 1,000 years to Magyar times.

    As you listen, enjoy generous samples of eight varietals of wine, all carefully chosen to provide you with a balanced overview of Hungarian wines, from classics to the latest new trends. The wine you taste is bought direct from the producers and considered some of the best the country has to offer.

    Sip on each wine and make your own mental notes as the sommelier puts each one in context, telling you how it’s made and the terroir and microclimate of its home region.

    Learn about the distinctive notes and aromas of each varietal, share your thoughts with your companions, and jot down your observations on the supplied wine tasting sheets. There’s also a wine map showing the different wine regions and a cheat-sheet that gives fascinating insights into each wine.

    After your 2-hour tasting, you can purchase any of the wines at a discounted price.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tasting Table Budapest, Budapest, Bródy Sándor u. 9, 1088 Hungary
    Departure Time
    6:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional sommelier-guide
    • 8 wine tastings
    • A light food pairing to accompany each wine
    • Mineral water
    • Entry/Admission - Tasting Table Budapest
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Minimum numbers of 2 apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Sebastian was amazing. We loved the atmosphere and small group nature of the tasting. He taught us an immense amount in the time we were there. We left having not only learned a ton about Hungarian wine but the overall process in general. Highly recommend for an evening out.
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    The place is nice and cosy. Sebastian is a truly knowledgeable and passionate about vines. During our tasting we learned a lot about Hungary's history and its vine making regions. Lucky for us, we had a really lovely company as well, which added the cherry on top. Food was a
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    Having never tasted Hungarian wine before this was an excellent introduction. The location was great inside an old wine cellar, with a modern twist. Our guide was very knowledgeable and talked us through each of the 8 wines with ease. The platter of food with cheeses and
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    Response from TasteHungary, Reservation manager at Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest
    Responded 3 days ago
    Thank you so much for an excellent review. We couldn't be happier to hear your first experience with Hungarian wine turned out so perfect at the Tasting Table! Perhaps you would like to join Taste Hungary's wine club overseas. Evi
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    We had a very nice evening learning about Hungarian wine and history. The cheeses they offered to taste were very good as well. The sommelier was very knowledgeable. In general was a great experience!
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    Response from TasteHungary, Reservation manager at Essentials of Hungarian Wine Tasting (with Cheese and Charcuterie) in Budapest
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you for writing this nice review! It was our pleasure to have you visit us. Please join us again for our other regular event, the Essentials of Hungarian Wine tasting (starting 6pm daily), next time you're in Budapest. Evi
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    What can I say, it was a very pleasant evening sampling quality Hungarian wines and learning about wine regions and methods in Hungary.
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