10+1 cool wine bars to escape from Budapest’s blazing summer heat
High-quality wine bars are slowly spreading all over Budapest, many of which are especially inviting during summertime
All of the wine-sipping spots that we recommend here are suitable for both lazy late-night chats over a good bottle, and for consciously tasting different types in small quantities to learn more about the qualities and characteristics of various wine regions. Considering the blazing heat in Budapest, we rounded up 10+1 havens of precious liquid that always please, such as a riverside venue, a bar in the party district, and a shaded spot under the trees of Buda, too.
It is an always winning option to order a lighter, fruity Sauvignon Blanc, or a mineral-rich Furmint on sizzling summer nights, followed by an elegant Pinot Noir, and finishing up with a wider, fruity New World wine. During the colder months it feels nice to get cozy amid the red-brick walls of many wine bars, but in the summer it is even better to sit outside on the terrace with friends and watch as the sinking sun paints wonderful colors on the evening sky. And in case you fall in love with the right wine, at these bars you can buy bottles to go.