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Moravian and Austrian Weekends

Mikulov (formerly Nikolsburg) is a historic town on the Austrian border in the shadow of the imposing Pálava hills, the northernmost promontory of the Alps. The limestone subsoil is ideal for white wine, in particular Welschriesling.

And Austria's first DAC or demarcated region, Weinviertel, was created across the border in 2004.

Moravian and Austrian Weekends

Wine Region in Moravia and Austria
Regional gastronomy in Moravia and Austria


Event dates: upon request
Venue: Mikulov

Weekend excursion to a Moravian winery combined with a trip across the border to visit winemakers in Lower Austria. Accommodation in a wine hotel in Mikulov, tutored tastings and a gastronomic five-course dinner matched with wines from the Pálava hills.

Photo Gallery from other seminars in Moravia Photo Gallery from other seminars in Moravia Photo Gallery from other seminars in Austria

Programme in Moravia and Austria

Friday: Departure from Prague in the morning hours. Arrival to the top Moravian wine region beneath the Pálava hills and the Maidenburg ruins with sightseeing through the picturesque villages along the Nové Mlýny artificial lake. Visit to a winery with a tutored tasting. Lunch with pairing food with wines. Afternoon visit to wine producers with appropriate tasting. Transfer to Mikulov and arrival to the wine hotel, accommodation and evening free.

Saturday: After breakfast transfer to Austria. Visit to wine producers with tasting of wines with the winemakers. Free time for lunch or visiting the market town. Afternoon continuation of visiting wineries and tutored tastings combined with a stroll through the vineyards and a typical cellar settlement (Kellergasse). Return to Mikulov, free time in the evening to explore the town.

Sunday: After breakfast visit to the historical Jewish cemetery, Mikulov castle, museum... thereafter departure to visit a winery with tutored tasting with the owner and/or sommelier/winemaker. Return to the hotel restaurant for gastronomic lunch accompanied by appropriate wines from the Pálava region. Continuation of visiting historical sights in Mikulov (as above – see after breakfast), then return to Prague.

Total price: 9.500.- CZK

Price includes

  • Transport in air-conditioned coach or minibus
  • 2x accommodation in a double room with breakfast
  • 6x winery visits including tastings (entrance ticket included)
  • 1x lunch accompanied by wines in the winery
  • 1x gastronomic lunch with matching wines with the winemaker
  • Tutored wine tasting on wines of the two regions conducted personally by Helena Baker
  • Guide and interpreter

Optional extras:

  • Possibility to purchase local wines at unbeatable prices directly from the producers

Single room supplement, additional meals, beverages, entrance tickets and medical travel insurance are not included.

Programme subject to change.

Maximum number of participants is limited to 20.

Reservation

Photo Gallery from Moravian and Austrian wine regions