What you'll do
Please meet and taste the Hungarian national spirit, PALINKA! We can say Vodka for the Russians, Whisky for the Scottish, Gin for the English, Zubrowka for the Polish and Becherovka for the Czechs, but always PALINKA for the Hungarians! In Hungary, please accept our invitation to taste what the locals taste. The manufacture of PALINKA from Hungarian origin fruit spirit is not only the merging of old and protected traditions with modern techniques, it is a process of creation, in which the role of the local artisans is no less important than it was centuries ago. Near Agard, where on the shore of Hungary’s third largest lake, Lake Velence, there is a manor surrounded by fruit trees, where spicy sour cherry, apricot, ripened plum, juicy cherry and many other healthy fruit scents delight visitors. This place, Sreiner manor has been the home the Agard Distillery for fifteen years. We will visit Agardi Distillery, which is only a 45 minutes drive from Budapest. During our journey, we will explain why PALINKA is an important part of the history and culture of Hungary. On this tour we will taste Lángos (deep fried dough) 7 different types of PALINKA , 1 Agardi Liqueur and 1 whisky.
After hosting some of the most rewarding wine tasting events in Budapest per Airbnb customer evaluations, we (Erika and Miki) decided to bring our passion for the traditional Hungarian spirit, PALINKA to you! We are very proud of this national treasure and our mission is introduce you to PALINKA via a taste event at one of Hungary’s best distilleries. Our tasting and judging experience with PALINKA has included visiting distilleries inside the borders of Hungary as well as those in nearby countries. We are certain that we have found the best PALINKA distillery, Agardi Distillery.
7 different pálinka+1 liqueur soda water+finger foods, Transport. Be aware that the alcohol percentage of pálinka is 40%!!!
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Where you'll be
Lake Velence region offers circumstances for fruit growing trully resembling of that of the Garden of Eden, however we cannot exploit nature greedily, without control. Healthy, ripened fruit must be distilled with the most perfect possible procedure, and our objective to reach the maximum quality sets limitations on quantity: Agárdi fruit spirits are released with individually numbered bottles, in limited quantity.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
You must be over 18 years. If you would like to book this experience on a day which is not listed in the calendar or you would book it more than for 6 people please feel free to contact me.
Taste Hungarian Whisky, Gin, Pálinka