Budapest: Tokaj Wine Country Day-Trip
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Skip the line
You will begin your full-day wine tour with pick-up from your central Budapest hotel, where you'll meet your guide before heading to the picturesque Tokaj region. This region is the world’s oldest classified wine area. As you travel, you will learn about this UNESCO-listed region, whose volcanic hills and warm climate are perfect for viticulture and growing "noble rot", a mold that enriches the fabled local dessert wine, Tokaji Aszú. You will learn in detail how wine making began here thousands of years ago, and hear about Tokaj’s old wine cellars that were carved from volcanic rock. Next, pass through Tokaj's villages and vineyards, and after around 2.5 hours, you will arrive at the first winery. This winery will be the first of three chosen to provide a balanced picture of the region's traditional, modern and experimental wines. Here you will meet with your winemaker host, and contin...
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