Every September tens of thousands of people visit Buda castle to celebrate wine at Hungary’s greatest wine festival. Hundreds of exhibitors show there wines from all around Hungary and even from a few foreign countries. Even if you are not the wine expert, the ambience and the programs guarantee an unforgettable time spent in the Buda Castle.

Festival Stage

September 8, 2016 Thursday

18:00 Opening Ceremony
20:00 Csík Zenekar

September 9, 2016 Friday

18:00 Induction Ceremony of the Order of Törley Sparkling Wine Knights
20:30 Szabó Balázs Bandája

September 10, 2016 Saturday

14:00 Hungarian Jazz Day
14:00 Egri János Együttese
15:30 Márkus Tibor Equinox feat. Borbély Mihály
17:00 Binder Károly Quartet
19:30 Berki Tamás és a Sárik Péter Trió
21:00 Budapest Ragtime Band
22:30 Muck Ferenc – Muck Show

September 11, 2016 Sunday

14:00 Introduction of Hungarian Wine Orders
15:30 4th Nations’ Cheese Competition
16:30 Kertész Dance Ensemble
17:00 Vadrózsák Néptáncegyüttes
17:30 Rákospalotai Szilas Néptáncegyüttes
18:00 Fitos Dezső Társulat
19:30 Pál István Szalonna és Bandája

4th Cheese Contest of Nations

The Cheese Contest of Nations is organized for the fourth time by SZEGA Foods. This year 15 countries, that are well-known for their cheese production, are competing for the title “Favorite Cheese of Hungary”. SZEGA Foods benefited from their experience in trading when they selected the cheeses together with the embassies of the competing countries.

Announcement of results: stage of Budapest Wine Festival

September 11, Sunday – 15:30


Festival Restaurants

Six of the best restaurants of Budapest will be offering a special three- or four-course menu with four accompanying wines from 6-12 September to coincide with the Budapest Wine Festival at a special price of 8 000 HUF per person. Don’t miss this unique culinary experience.

How to pay at the festival

As part of a comfortable, cash free system, you can pay for everything you purchase at the Budapest Wine Festival, including drinks, foods and other products, using the Festipay Card.


Daily ticket prices

Ticket includes 1 crystal tasting glass, 1 carrier bag for the tasting glass, free enrty to the permanent exhibitions of Budapest History Museum and a wristband with unlimited exit and reenrty for 1 day.

Until 1st SeptemberHUF 2 500 HUF / person
After 1st September HUF 3 000 HUF / person
At the door 3 000 HUF

Get more information HERE.

Source: http://www.aborfesztival.hu/

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