Tuesday, December, 15. 2015.
City Park – Ice Rink – Budapest
District, XIV. 5. Olaf Palme passage
The Lake Balaton circle’s wineries decided that after having a huge success at last year’s event „Setting a Wine Xmas Tree”, by the most famous wineries will be coming this year to Budapest again with also the lake’s most known wine makers, gastronomy and representatives from the local tourism service. The visitors may watch as the wine makers set the bottles to build the Wine Xmas Tree.
During the event the Lake Batalon’s winemakers will be bringing around 40 different labels for wine tasting. The family run wineries will be presenting here for the first time the wines which are still in barrels. These wines will only be out on the market in the coming springtime and will have a collective and unified label under the name Balaton Wines. It will be reflecting of the origin of the location of the wine.
The event most spectacular attraction this year for the second time will be the amazing „developing statue” the formation of the Wine Xmas Tree starting at 4.30 p.m.
Subsequently, connected to the Season of Advent, the Saloon will be opened at 5.30 p.m. where the guests will be received in the well-heated Banquet Hall. This area is open for the public, but not with the valid ice rink entrance ticket.
Entrance fee to the Banquet Hall the ticket price is 2000HUF.
Previously ourchased tickets for skaters to enter to the ice rink and skate around Wine Xmas Tree, have a taste of the delicious wines harvested from the area of Lake Balaton is free of charge.
Meet these Wineries to taste their wines and have a chat with them about their wines, who will be: Bezerics Winehouse, Bujdosó Vineyards and Winery, Laposa Estate,Légli Vineyards and Winery, Szent Donát Winery, Szeremley Estate. Istvándy Winery, Váli Wine and Villa Tolnay.
Gastronomy: Taste of Balaton – Bar and Delicatessen, Balaton Uplands National Park – Handicraft products, Bergmann – Confectionery.
Representatives from the tourism: National Park – Balaton Uplands, Bonvino Hotel – Badacsony, Hungarian National Tourist Office.
Update by Aggie Reiter