traditional hungarian drinks Archives - Food Tour Budapest

Wine Tasting Guide

wine cellar
We all love to taste wine, but are we aware what we really need to look for in the scent, in the flavor? What do you need to taste, the sweet, or the salty? Is it good or bad if the wine tastes the same as it smells? Wine tasting sounds like a subjective case of matter, but why are the 'professionals' (sommeliers, wine makers, wine critics), all agree in a taste of 'apple',...
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Our spirit – Pálinka

pálonka, Hungarain spirit
A part of the Hungarian people's spirit comes from a drinkable spirit, called Pálinka. Due to the lucky geographical situation of our sunny valley, surrounded by the Kárpátok and Alpok mountains, Hungary has great land and high number of sunny hours to produce sweet fruit for this great appetizer. Appetizer, I say, because it is commonly known among everybody who has stayed in ...
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Traditional drinks

    Hungary is well known for its superb alcoholic beverages, produced both by large manufacturers and by many locals all around the country. We take the opportunity to taste classic drinks, according to Hungarian customs. It is common to drink a shot of pálinka to ward off all kinds of sickness and before and sometimes with all meals, it is supposed to do yo...
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