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Wine Festival Český Krumlov, 7 - 29 November 2014

Wine Festival

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38101 Český Krumlov
Contact: Infocentrum Český Krumlov

Telephone: +420 380 704 622

E-mail: festivalvina@ckrumlov.cz
WWW: www.festivalvinack.cz

Location: Český Krumlov
Type: Highlights 2014 - Archive



Be our guest at the Český Krumlov Wine Festival - an autumnal celebration of St. Martin’s wines, seasonal gastronomy and friendly encounters over a glass of wine. The Festival schedule includes several key events. You can attend the Return of Grapevine to Český Krumlov event, the gala evening at the Castle, St. Martin’s wine opening ceremony, St. Martin’s wine and menu, wine celebrations at the Castle or one of the events in the Wine & Gastronomy & Culture series which include meetings over a glass of wine with experts, wine enthusiasts and interesting personalities running through the month of November.

The Festival is organized by the Český Krumlov Tourism Association and Českokrumlovský rozvojový fond spol. s r. o.



Wine & Gastronomy & Culture

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07.11.2014 - 29.11.2014   (Mo-Su)

Special Festival menu at select restaurants as well as cultural programmes. Meet wine lovers and experts over a glass of wine.




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Return of the Grapevine to Český Krumlov

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07.11.2014   (Fr) 15:00

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Festive planting of more than 50 grapevine plants at the renewed municipal vineyard.




Gala Evening at the Castle - Sold out

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07.11.2014   (Fr) 19:00

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Exceptional wines from Moravia and France combined with modern gastronomy by chef Radek Šubrt titled “From Stráž to …”. Expect a narrated evening with wines, gastronomy and many interesting facts from the world wine. Evening programme: festive opening of the Český Krumlov Wine Festival 2014, professional sparkling wine bottle sabrage by Martin Prokeš – coach to a 3-times Czech Republic champion and Dagmar Fialová – the best among females, Proquin Winery – presentation of 2013 bronze medalist and their sparkling wines of world renown, Sonberk Winery – presentation of the Winery of the Year 2013, presentation of the largest French wine importer Merlot d´Or company.




Festive Opening of St. Martin´s Wine

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11.11.2014   (Tu) 11:11

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Festive arrival of St. Martin with St. Martin’s wine, tasting and sale of St. Martin’s wine.




St. Martin´s Wine and Menu

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11.11.2014 - 16.11.2014   (Tu-Su)

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Traditional St. Martin’s goose in different recipes at our partner restaurants.




Sabrage - How to Open a Sparkling Wine Bottle in an Original Way By Sabre and Other Means

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08.11.2014   (Sa) 19:00

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Proquin winery will present their unique sparkling wines of world class standards. Sabrage by Czech Republic champion Mr. Kamil Prokeš.

Number of person in the tour: To 26




Fish swim in wine at U Jakuba.

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12.11.2014   (We) 19:00

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A pairing of fish dishes and excellent Moravian wines from Petr Nejedlík winemaker (Dobrá vinice) who grows his grapes in accordance with nature. TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT!




Kraváky or Sauvignon from Kraví hora

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14.11.2014   (Fr) 19:00

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Václav Pecha will demonstrate how the original French grape became a Moravian Kravák – the making of Sauvignon from Kraví hora in the Znojmo region. The wine tasting is complemented by tapas from the Hospoda 99 kitchen. TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT!

Number of person in the tour: To 25




Wine & Chocolate - sold out

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14.11.2014   (Fr) 16:00
14.11.2014   (Fr) 19:00

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Chocolate for wine, wine for chocolate and winechocolate - an unusual new taste experience offers a tasting accompanied by chocolatier Beatrix Harrer-Abosi and viticulture expert Pántlika from Hungary.




Moravian Castle Winery under the Český Krumlov Castle

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15.11.2014   (Sa) 19:00

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Chateau Valtice winery presentation by sommelier Bohumil Zbořil.




Klára Kollárová: UNESCO & Wine

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19.11.2014   (We) 19:00

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An entertaining and educational wine tasting with historical and cultural references narrated by the charming sommelier Ms. Klára Kollárová. TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT!

Number of person in the tour: To 20




Ivo Dvořák: Wines From the Region of Former Austrian-Hungarian Empire

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21.11.2014   (Fr) 19:00

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Top Czech sommelier will present wines from the regions of former Habsburg monarchy.




Michal Šetka: An Evening with the Royal Rhine Riesling Grape

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22.11.2014   (Sa) 19:00

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Rhine Rieslings from famous German appellations are presented by the excellent Czech sommelier. The wine tasting is accompanied by light refreshments and concluded by an evening buffet.

Number of person in the tour: To 35




The World of Wine Inside Out





White Italy

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26.11.2014   (We) 17:00

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Sommelier Petr Vicena will demonstrate the taste of white Italian wines. Wine accompanied by tasting menu.




Red Moravia

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26.11.2014   (We) 18:00
26.11.2014   (We) 20:00

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Sommelier Mirek Hrabal will make a case for red Moravian wines and their world class quality. Wine accompanied by tasting menu.

Number of person in the tour: To 35




Wines from Our Neighbours

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28.11.2014   (Fr) 18:00

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A presentation of the Steininger and Sax wineries from the neighbouring Lower Austria region which also border each other in the Kamptal wine region.

Number of person in the tour: To 30




Tuscan Evening: Wines from the Poderi del Paradiso Winery

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28.11.2014   (Fr) 19:00

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Tuscan evening: Wines from the Poderi del Paradiso Winery combined with traditional Tuscan cuisine by cheg René Vrba. This is the partnership between the towns of San Gimignano and Český Krumlov transformed into a wine and gastronomy evening attended by the winery owners – husband and wife team of Vasco Cetti and Graziella Cappelli from San Gimignano. Sample the excellent Tuscan Sangiovese, Vernaccio and other wines linked with traditional Tusca gastronomy prepared using original ingredients straight from Tuscany. TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT!

Number of person in the tour: To 26




Castle Wine Celebrations – A Wine show with Tasting and Wine Sale

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29.11.2014   (Sa) 14:00 - 22:00

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A presentation of Czech and foreign wineries attended by their winemakers, cellar masters and sommeliers. You will have the opportunity to taste over 150 wine samples accompanied by music by Chlapi v sobě and Medicimbal bands and both cold and warm buffet.




ACCOMPANYING PROGRAMME





Le Jardin Restaurant - Bellevue Hotel: 14 – 20 November: French wines and cheese days





Le Jardin Restaurant - Bellevue Hotel: 21 – 27 November: Moravia wine and delicacies days





Luna Cinema


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12 November, 7 pm: Sideways – a cult movie which among others inspired creation of a surprising cuvee of the same name from the Marcinčák winery. 25 November, 7 pm: Wnie of the Year – you are set to have a more intense movie experience with a glass of chardonnay that features in this film.




Aroma Massage "Touch of Wine"


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You can enjoy a unique “Touch of Wine” aroma massage and experience the scent harmony at the Essentia studio. Available during the entire Festival.