Wine Is All Around Budapest's Castle Garden

  • 5 Apr 2018 10:47 AM
Wine Is All Around Budapest's Castle Garden
Now on until 7 April at the Várkert Bazár. The title sums up this mega wine show perfectly, it's all about wine (Vinum in Latin) for visitors from the whole Region of Central Europe (CE): VinCE.

There are 160 exhibitors in 2018, from Hungary and neighbouring countries plus a few more from further afield too, all offering their fine wines in a new 2000 square meter venue for this annual tasting extravaganza.

In addition to wine, pálinka also plays an important role in this the 9th VinCE, so visitors can also get acquainted with products from the best pálinka distilleries around.

Gourmet delights – like cheese, olive oil, special sausages and a lot of other products – are also displayed at the event.

Besides the exhibition wine lovers can also taste and learn about wines at seated wine master courses and interactive workshops run by winemakers providing up-to-date information and related stories.

Masterclass topics include the latest trends in champagne, biodynamic wine production, the new fashion of so-called volcanic wines, and the rosé revolution.

"We have invited to the master courses such internationally acclaimed wine writers, wine judges and Masters of Wine as Peter McCombie and Elizabeth Gabay. Monty Waldin, one of the most significant experts in the field, will deliver a presentation on biodynamics," said Borbála Jandrasics, professional executive of the event.

More from the organisers:

This special event is for all those who appreciate excellent quality wine and look for quality in every product whether it is pastry or mineral water. VinCE offers an unrivalled experience for the competent wine lovers and at the same time the event is unmissable for all the key players of the profession:

– Sommeliers can meet the winemakers and can taste wines together with them and the ’stories’ learned there can be used at the tables with the guests.
– Restaurant owners can select from the best and can easily put together their wine menu at one place.
– For those who want to learn about wine, this event is the citadel of knowledge.
– Winemakers can showcase their wines for restaurant owners, sommeliers and interested wine lovers.
– Traders can find the best quality Hungarian wines at one place, with special regard to novelties.
– For wine lovers this is paradise itself, from where they will not want to go home!

Where does the event take place?

Castle Garden (Várkert Bazár) is Budapest’s unique jewellery box, where art and nature thrive together complementing each other. It is a distinctive work of architecture that can offer historical, cultural experiences close to nature at the same time and can become the venue for entertainment, leisure and cultural learning.

The exhibition spaces, the multifunctional event venue, the neo-renaissance garden, the restaurants and the café located in the area of the Castle Garden are all there to ensure that visitors can find the opportunities for entertainment, cultural recreation and meeting in every season of the year.

General Opening Hours
April 5 2018 Thursday           11.00-22.00.
April 6 2018 Friday                11.00-22.00.
April 7 2018 Saturday            11.00-22.00.

Masterclass Timing:
April 5 2018 Thursday       9.00-18.30.
April 6 2018 Friday             9.00-18.30.
April 7 2018 Saturday        9.00-18.30.

Learn more about the Masterclasses by clicking here

Venue details:  
Castle Garden / Várkert Bazár
1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 2-6.
Tel: +36 1 225 0554 / 292

VinCE Budapest

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