Wine Festival

8 -9 November 2013
Friday – Saturday from 5 pm to 11 pm

Wine and pálinka tasting

After joint, careful selection the Hotel Gellért and the Bortársaság are presenting the most outstanding wineries between exhibitors in all of the Hungarian wine regions. Prize-winning wine-makers give unlimited tasting of their premium wines and the up-and-coming wine-makers also introduce themselves. In addition, we can taste special pálinkas,too at the Gellért building and at the Baths Hall which will be used for the festival in a total space of 3000 m2.

At the Martin’s Day Wine Festival the professional wine programmes are being organised by Borjour with their accustomed inventiveness. After free registration wine-makers and wine-lovers can meet the world of wine at master courses of Sára Megyeri and Sebestyén Nagy. The programmes are being organised in different suites of the Gellért, also providing an opportunity for festival guests to see places named after our most famous guests.

Gastro at the Wine Festival

Guests will find a big selection of food at the festival on Friday and Saturday at the tasting offered by our exhibitors and at the Gellért’s food stands. Among the exhibitors will be the renowned ham master László Árpás with his premium category products and the cake designer Ráchel Raj with her famous flódni. Visitors can taste sausages made from mangalica pork, goose, Hungarian grey cattle and venison; goose crackling and delicious oven-fired leavened flatbread, special handcrafted chocolates, delicious kaiserschmarrn, mature and fresh handcrafted cheeses, as well as the special home tastes of Transylvania.
László Héjja, the Gellért’s main chef and his team will offer international Martin’s Day specialities for those who want to eat something special while sampling wines.
During the wine festival the gastro-bites and Martin’s Day delicacies are available for cash from 200 HUF.

Concerts at the Wine Festival

In the evenings there will be a video disco and concerts in the Baths Hall. Between the various attractions well known groups from the Hungarian pop scene will guarantee a lively festival mood.
On Friday will perform the Budapest Bár band and the Kistehén Tánczenekar.
On Saturday will perform the Kerekes Band with Waszlavik Gazember László and the Intim Torna Illegál.

Wine dinner

Join us for a Saint Martin European culinary journey! At the wine dinners outstanding chefs from four nations – Hungarian, French, Spanish and Italian – will add spice to Friday and Saturday evening in the Gellért Brasserie with typical Martin’s Day dishes of their countries. There will be an uniqe collaboration of the Pavillon de Paris, the La Plaza, the Da Mario and the Gellért Panoráma restaurant chefs with outstanding 4-course menu and suitable Hungarian, French, Spanish and Italian wines.

Suzuki car special presentation at our Martin’s Day Wine Festival
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Tickets are available from 23 September 2013 at the Reception of Hotel Gellért between 0-24 hours and in the three main stores of the Bortársaság.
(Lánchíd, MOM Park and Parlament)

Presale ticket purchase deal I. at the Reception of Hotel Gellért

Buy one Martin Day Wine Festival’s ticket at the Reception of Hotel Gellért and you get one voucher for two persons offering by St. Gellért Bath.
The coupon grants 50% discount from the daily price for two persons, at same entrance for one occasion with cabin usage.
The voucher valid until 31 May 2014!

Presale ticket purchase deal II. in the Lánchíd, Parlament and MOM Park stores of the Bortársaság

If you buy two Festival tickets in these stores get one bottle Sauska Tokaji Furmint 2012 wine gratis from the Bortársaság.


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