The 20th Budapest International Wine Festival 2011

Budapest The process that was set in motion 20 years ago continues to gain pace – let’s try to keep up!

An unforgettable experience awaits you: thousands of wines, rhythms and melodies that touch your heart, excellent performances, a dazzling mixture of tastes and smells, a picturesque environment, many friends and acquaintances, people, faces and smiles.

If all this is not enough reason for you to celebrate with us, here are some more attractions you definitely cannot resist. And why should you?

France will be the guest of honour, the star parade on the stage, the chicken oyster, gifts and surprises, photo exhibition on the past 20 years, a lot of games, wine judging training, free wifi, creative children’s corner, vintage entertainment, great birthday cake and champagne…

07-08 September 2011, 14-23h
09 September 2011, 12-23h
10-11 September 2011, 10-23h
Cashiers close at 22h!Venue:
Terraces of the Buda Castle PalaceApproach:
From Pest( Deák Ferenc tér): bus number 16 to Dísz tér
From Buda( Szél Kálmán tér): bus number 16 or bus number 16A-116 to Dísz tér
Funicular railway from Clarck Ádám tér
Elevator from Dózsa György tér

The Price of day armband: HUF 2,500/person/day
The day pass includes:
• 1 crystal tasting glass;
• 1 convenient, easy to use glass holding bag;
• free entry to the exhibitions of the Hungarian National Gallery and the Budapest Historical Museum;
• great opportunity for amusement in the high niveau Wine Festival concerts running parallel on two stages;
• high standard vinicultural and gastronomic offer;
• magical view and atmosphere in one of Hungary’s emblematic historical locations:the Buda Castle;
• a multiple entry wristband on the day of purchase.
Free entrance for children under 12.
Torn or stuck together armbands are invalid, so please take care of them.

Wine festival day passes available in advance!
Purchase your Wine Festival day pass in advance! Perfect as a present too!

Wine Festival 5 day Pass
Available in advance at or on sight for HUF 7000,-/person.
Don’t forget to exchange your advance 5 day pass to entry wristband before first entry at the Advance purchase ticket Offi ce at the Szent György utca entrance to the event (Koldus Kapu-Begger’s Gate)!
The wristband is valid for all 5 days of the event and comes with a crystal tasting glass a glass holder.

Visitor ticket
On validation a tasting glass (made of glass), a glass-bearing bag and an armband ensuring unrestricted multiple entrance and exit for that day only is given.

Tasting ticket
Price: HUF 100 and HUF 1000.

The tasting ticket is the official means of payment at the Wine Exhibition and Fair. Wines and food at the exhibitors’ stands can only be bought and tasted with these tickets. Exhibitors may ask for more than one tasting ticket dependent on the value of the wine or food. Tasting tickets can be purchased for HUF from all information stands and mobile vendors in the whole area of the Wine Exhibition and Fair.

Other services at the Wine Festival

Clear wine from a clear glass, with clear head!
ANVALOR ltd. – Th e Offi cial Glass Washing partner of the Wine Festival
Since 3 years we have been exchanging and washing up your tasting glasses, iin order to let all the wines shine with their true glamour in your glasses. Also this year there will be 3 glasswashing stations available within the Wine Festival, in the Buda Castle.

Children’s crèche
It was a great pleasure last year to see so many wine-loving families with small children attending the Wine Festival and making use of our childminding services. Th is year, we again welcome the little ones in our playhouse, where professional staff will look after them from opening to 6 p.m. every day, off ering a wide
range of activities, including drawing, clay-modelling and storytelling.


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