Tasting Hungarian wines in Budapest is a must do for wine lovers. It should not deter you that you hardly ever meet Hungarian wines in your supermarket. Hungarian wine makers are just learning about marketing, but have been making excellent wines for centuries. Tokaj wines are well known, but there is so much more to try, wonderful red wines, exciting white wines, lovely roses.
Wine Tours in Budapest
Wine Tasting Cruise in Budapest City
The Danube gives so much to the city of Budapest, among others lazy Wine Tastings on the river Danube. You can get on a boat, enjoy a city sightseeing on the river Danube, try 7 different Hungarian wine varieties (self serving style, no wine explanations and footnotes), and take in the marvellous Budapest attractions near the river (Buda Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Hungarian Parliament, Central Market Hall, Pesti Vigado, Gresham Palace, many bridges, etc.)
: those who love drinking wines at a good cost, but do not need background stories or wine explanations.
Wine Tasting on Market Hall Tour
Discover the best Hungarian flavours on a 4h guided Market Hall Tour, including lunch (Goulash Soup and “Turogomboc” as dessert), as well as a 3-tier Hungarian wine tasting. During the tour, you will also get some gastro tips about where to go to have great local meals and flavors while you are in Budapest.
Recommended for: wine lovers, who also wish to try traditional Hungarian foods and get some tips of further tastings in the city
Wine Tasting in the Buda Castle
Faust Wine Cellar wine tasting is in an underground wine cellar up on the Castle Hill. It is not an actual winery, but a decent place to try some of the best Hungarian wines.
As it is very close to the Buda Castle (Royal Palace), the Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion and more Budapest attractions, it is conveniently located for a fine wine tasting experience without having to struggle with your itinerary too much.
“Absolute must!” is a unanimous conclusion in tourists’ reviews.
: wine lovers who love wine cellars, and for tourists who are on a tight schedule in Budapest (1 day visit).
Tickets can be booked on the spot.
Knowledgeable Wine Tasting in Budapest
Taste Hungary offers wine tasting sessions as well as actual food, wine and market tours in Budapest, and in the countryside of Hungary: day trips to other wine regions of Hungary, like Tokaj, Eger, etc. Raving tourist reviews and repeat customers ensure the high quality of the tasting tours.
: serious wine aficionados who wish to splurge on something really good when it comes to Hungarian wines.