Despite its vast repertoire and variety, Hungarian cuisine is possibly one of the most under-appreciated and unknown European cuisines. There are few Hungarian restaurants outside of the country itself, and there are few good Hungarian cook books available internationally.
Hungarians are passionate about food and wine - from the ladies on the tram comparing cake recipes and the price of tomatoes to the young winemakers successfully resurrecting the country’s long and proud wine tradition.
In the fall, the vineyards will be harvesting and in the process of winemaking. This tour is for gourmands who love to eat and drink and want to discover the best that Hungary has to offer!
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You will be met at the airport by your wine and food guide for the first five days and transferred to Lake Balaton. As a welcome on the bus, enjoy a glass of the world famous Tokaji wine and then stop en route for an early gourmet dinner and guided spirit tasting of Hungary’s best palinkas. Then it is onto the and your home for the next five days.