September 24: Wine Festival in the Oldest Czech Vineyard of Prague Castle

Saint Wenceslas Wine Festival happens annually below Prague castle on the oldest vineyard in the Czech republic – Saint Wenceslas vineyard.

It was established in the 10the century and, according to the legend,  Saint Wenceslas himself planted wine and harvested grapes in order to produce the sacramental wine.

This year on September 24, for the fifteenth time, you will get a chance to taste the excellent 50 kinds of excellent wines from leading Czech and Moravian wineries and also local wines in the authentic setting of the oldest Czech vineyard with breathtaking views of Prague.

In addition to tasting beautiful wines, you can look forward to many other delicacies. Of course, there will also be traditional burčák – new half-fermented wine.

Different DJs – TGT, I Am Styf, Subgate – will be playing for your listening pleasure, while jazz music lovers will be delighted by the great saxophonist František Havlíček and his band.

In addition, you can look forward to a variety of gastronomic delicacies.

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  • Where: St. Wenceslas Vineyard – Villa Richter, Staré zámecké schody 6, Prague 1
  • When: 24 September 2022, from 11 AM to 7 PM Entry: 250 CZK including a tasting glass. Tickets can be purchased at the door. You can pay by credit card.
  • Tasting tokens: 10 pcs for 250 CZK A token worth 25 CZK is the official currency throughout the vineyard to purchase samples and gastronomy. Tokens can be purchased at any time during the event at the door or from token vendors. The remaining tokens cannot be redeemed.

 

About Villa Richter

Villa Richter is an important Classicist monument from the year 1832, and forms an eye-catching architectonic landmark when passing through Chotkovy Park.

It stands in the St Wenceslas vineyard, the oldest vineyard in Bohemia. Exceptional views of romantic Prague are enhanced by sitting in one of three diverse restaurants focused on experiential dining.

The building of architect J. Peschka from 1832 is one of the most significant Classicist villas in Prague, together with the Kinský Summer House. It was the seat of the Cuban Embassy after the war, and later of the State Security Administration; film director O. Vávra used to live here at one time.

Since 1992, the villa has been under the administration of the Prague Castle Administration. In July 2004, the Prague Castle Administration organized a public business tender for repair and lease of the object and the restoration of the adjacent St. Václav’s Vineyard. Since the 20th June 2008, the villa and the vineyard have been accessible for public.

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