Did you know that apart from beer, the Czech Republic has also a rich production of wine? In fact, Czech wine ranks among the best in the world and its production is accompanied by numerous celebrations. Early autumn is the time that belongs to grape harvest, which means a plenty of wine tastings and festivals take place all over the country.
One of the restored vineyards where you can try wine in the city center is the Grébovka vineyard on the steep slopes of Nuselský Valley.
The varieties grown at “Vinobraní na Grébovce” (September 21-22) are Pinot gris, Mueller-Thurgau, Rhine Riesling, Dornfelder and Pinot noir and the produce is available right there at the vineyard. One of them, Pinot Gris 2014 won the best Czech wine at the National Wine Competition, at which tasters evaluated 85 domestic wines from 2014 and older.
Wines from this vineyard are popular thanks to their balanced taste and smell, but also its first-class golden yellow color.
Grebovka or Havlíčkovy sady, is a hidden gem of a park, with lush green areas, stalactite cave and enchanting vineyard with gazebo. Wine tasting, entertainment of all kinds, shows, and bands performing pop, rock, jazz and folk songs on different music stages attract large crowds.
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