Cyril and Methodius Route – Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

Bunč - Velehrad

The Centre of Moravian Slovakia Traditions

The centre of Moravian Slovakia traditions is located in the village of Modrá near Velehrad. Visitors can not only learn about the process of burning fruit and the history of winemaking, but also taste products typical of the local region – fruit spirits and wine. The centre is complemented by a shop selling regional products and a café. Together with the Archeoskanzen, the Botanical and Freshwater Exposition of Living Water, the Centre of Moravian Slovakia Traditions is an important tourist destination of the Moravian Slovakia region. It offers a unique wine and plum trail, impresses with its thatched roof, but also a wide range of options. Visitors can not only learn about the process of burning fruit and the history of the winery, but also taste products typical of the local region.

In the basement there is a modern lecture hall for thirty people and two rooms for tasting up to a hundred samples of spirits and the same number of wine samples. On the ground floor there are two distilleries where the conversion of fruit fermentations into spirits and the drying of fruit, vegetables and mushrooms are controlled electronically. In the attic there is an exhibition of the Brno Moravian Museum. Here you will learn interesting facts about the production of alcoholic beverages dating back to antiquity – the concentration of alcoholic substances in fermented fruit juice by distillation was supposedly known to people in Egypt. There is also an open-air shop of regional products with a wine shop, products from Moravian Slovakia and a café.