Budapest: Wine, Cheese, and Charcuterie Tasting

4.7 / 5

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Budapest: Wine, Cheese, and Charcuterie Tasting

From $39 per person

This sommelier-led tasting experience features 5 fine Hungarian wines paired with some of the country’s best artisan cheese and charcuterie.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Try 5 fine Hungarian wines, including the legendary Tokaji aszú
  • Enjoy a cheese and charcuterie board
  • Taste bread and artisan oils
  • Be led by a sommelier
Full description
There is no better combination than good wine and cheese - this tasting brings the two together. This annotated tasting experience features five top-notch Hungarian wines, paired with a selection of Hungary’s best artisan cheese and charcuterie, which will introduce you to the increasingly wonderful world of Hungarian wine. The sommelier-led tasting features a carefully curated selection of five great Hungarian wines, which together will give you a broad overview of Hungarian wine, including the history, the major regions, the important varieties, unique characteristics and styles, and promising trends. The final wine in the lineup will be a glass of sweet Tokaj aszú wine, one of the world’s greatest sweet wines (and an essential part of Hungary’s wine story). The tour's focus on indigenous Hungarian grape varieties and unique local styles, means that you may taste wines which you have never even heard of before, and may not easily find elsewhere. The cheese and charcuterie are proudly sourced directly from producers. You will taste things such as mangalica pork sausages, free-range water buffalo salami, smoked duck breast, grey beef sausage, and various styles of cheese.
Includes
  • 5 glasses of Hungarian wines
  • Local cheese and charcuterie plate
  • Bread and artisan oil
  • Tasting sheets so you can take notes, with a map of the Hungarian wine regions
  • Additional food or drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

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Meeting point

The Tasting Table Budapest, Bródy Sándor utca 9, 1088 Budapest (District VIII). Just 150 meters from the National Museum, the shop/tasting room is a 5-minute walk from both Astoria (M2) and Kálvin tér (M3). Trams 47 and 49 also stop at Astoria and Kálvin tér.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tasting is available on most evenings from 6:00PM-8:00PM
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • The legal drinking age is 18 in Hungary, so anyone aged 18 and above is welcome to participate
  • Minimum numbers of 2 apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough guests to meet requirements (in the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
    4.6/5
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Was excellent Wines were delicious. The taste was very different. There were different types of cheese and salami with the meal. Everything tasted excellent. The staff were very professional. You could ask them anything. They knew very well. I can only recommend it to everyone.

December 31, 2019

All around great experience! Knowledgeably led, great pace, yummy wine and food.

February 28, 2020

Very professional, very friendly, congratulations!

February 28, 2020

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