Experience a unique culinary excursion with a wine and dark chocolate tasting. Visit a chocolate workshop and learn how quality dark chocolates ar made through an interactive presentation. Then, enjoy a wine tasting and home-cooked meal at a local winery.
What to Expect
The tour stars with a pick-up from your hotel by an air-conditioned minibus. You will then be taken to the Etyek wine region, only a 30 minute drive from Budapest. During the journey, learn about Hungarian history and the history of winemaking in the country. Discover that Hungary has a long and rich wine tradition with quality wine production going back for centuries.
Upon arrival to Etyek village, you will visit a chocolate workshop and get introduced to the art of making high quality dark chocolates. Also, you will do a virtual tour around the globe and taste chocolate from different countries. During your journey, you will learn the difference between chocolates from Mexico, Peru, and Madagascar. Then, taste different flavored treats such as the passion fruit flavored bonbons or the chili chocolate from Mexico. Create your own preferred flavored chocolate. Red wine will be served with all chocolates to enhance the taste and to create a unique culinary experience.
After visiting the chocolate facility, the tour continues to traditional local wineries in the region. These small, family owned boutique wineries produce about 15 to 20000 bottles of wine each year, mostly sold in selected restaurants and in the cellars only. Taste 4 local wines at each of the wineries and visit the wine cellars. Finish the day with a rustic, 3 course home-cooked meal. Savor classic Hungarian dishes and discuss your wine discoveries as you eat. After the tour, enjoy a drive back to your hotel in Budapest.
- Complementary hotel pick-up from your hotel
- Transfer from Budapest to Etyek and back again
- Tasting of 10 different dark and flavored chocolates/ bonbons with appropriate red or white wines
- Tasting of 4 glasses of wine at each visited winery
- Snacks and finger food at the wineries
- English and German-speaking guide
Know Before You Go
• Special food requirements are respected (vegetarian/ gluten-free) if advised before the tour