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Hockey Guide: Gastronomy in the Bratislava region

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Small Carpathians Wine Route (0-50 km)

Wine: www.nsvsr.sk; www.mvc.sk
Goose-roasting: www.husacina.eu www.grobskydvor.sk
Driving from Bratislava: Via 502; 0-50 km / 0-60 mins
Siteseeing buses: www.tour4u.sk
The south-eastern flanks of the Malé Karpaty hills have been a wine-growing region for hundreds of years. Numerous cellars in Bratislava, towns such as Svätý Jur, Pezinok, Modra and other nearby villages nurture their own unique food with wine tastings. To explore the wine route during the 2011 IIHF World Championship you can use siteseeing buses providing by Tour4u. Slovenský Grob, nicknamed the goose-roasting capital of Slovakia, is a must see village that boasts more than 20 restaurants serving goose with potato pancakes, known as lokše and a rich goose liver pâté as the starter. The village is also part of the route. It is advised to make reservations at one of the websites above at least one day before your goose-tasting trip.

Stupava (29 km)

Biofarm: www.biofarma.sk
Driving from Bratislava: Via D2/E65; 29 km / 25 mins
Biofarm Stupava is the perfect place for those who wish to visit a typical Slovak farm as well as taste unique Slovak specialities. The Salaš is the traditional place where the sheep are raised and from which special sheep-milk cheeses and bryndza are made. Bryndza cheese is a a Slovak product which has national protection within the EU. The farm features all domestic animals commonly raised in Slovakia and has pony rides for children as well as horse-drawn carriage tours.

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