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Although primarily Eger known for its red wines, like Egri Bikavér- Bull’s Blood as a blended red, Egri Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon, Egri Merlot, Egri Kékfrankos and Kékmedoc - white grapes have always been cultivated here and the surrounding region; until the early 16th century.

The region was dominated almost exclusively by white grape types. Egri Leányka, Debrői Hárslevelű, Egri Chardonnay, Olaszrizling

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- Eger is about 1,5 hours away from Budapest by car

- The city of Eger is a well-known baroque city known for its incredible large wine cellars, magnificent caverns, and some of Hungary’s most famous wine centers

- What has made Eger legendary is its Egri Bikaver, a blended red wine that is also known as Bulls Blood 

- Legend has it that during the siege of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century, the Eger troops stained their beards and armor with Egri Bikaver which led the enemies to believe that they had drunk the blood of bulls.

Price: from 250 EUR/person

Price includes: 

  • Transfer from your hotel/place (downtown) to the wine region

  • English/German/Italian speaking tour guide

  • Learning the history of Hungary and the wine region

  • Tasting of 12 different wines with snacks, on the last stop warm dish

  • Transfer back to your hotel/place

  • All local taxes

Prices are for information only and are valid for a minimum of  2 people. Programs other than wine tours and tastings are not included in the price.

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