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Christmas Recipe: Kuhano Vino – Mulled Wine

A winter Christmas is not the same without knocking a few glasses of mulled wine, or kuhano vino, back during the festive period. One thing you will find at most Advent stands across Croatia is a variety of kuhano vino to go with the sausages and fritule. Although kuhano vino ...

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Croatia Celebrates Martinje – The Holy Day of Wine

It is not as if one needs an excuse to knock back some fine Croatian wine, but this weekend there will be no better reason as Croatia celebrates an ancient tradition. The holy day of wine ‘Martinje’, or St Martin’s Day, is celebrated on 11 November in many towns and ...

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Malvasia Istriana – The Only Malvasia with its Own Glass

By: Wine & More Malvasia. Such a beautiful name. Sounds like something the gods of Olympus would drink. Maybe that’s why Malvasia is one of the most common names for grapevines all over the Mediterranean. Indeed, there are various types of Malvasia and all of them are different grape varieties ...

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Zinfandel is Coming Home

Fifteen years after the big discovery that Zinfandel was actually Tribidrag or Crljenak kaštelanski, this great grape variety is coming back to its homeland. Join more than one hundred and fifty wine lovers and experts from all over the world who will have an opportunity to learn more about Tribidrag ...

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Learn About Istria’s Quality Red Teran Grape

By Wine & More What is the highest official grade that any monovarietal wine from any variety of the Refosco family and its close relatives has ever received? Quiz question. Let us know when you find the correct answer… What we know for sure is that the Decanter appraisal of ...

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[PHOTOS] First Wine Hotel Opens on the Island of Krk

Croatia’s first ‘vinotel’, or wine hotel, is to open on the northern Adriatic island of Krk tomorrow… Gospoja boutique vinotel is the first ‘wine’ hotel in Croatia and has 58 beds in 22 accommodation units, including two apartments and 5 family rooms. The hotel has been designed based on themes ...

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Croatia Wine Map: Korčula’s Indigenous Pošip Grape

By Wine & More Only until recently, Pošip was considered an old-school white wine, if you know what we mean. Intense in flavour and aroma with high alcohol, but not in a good way – it wasn’t actually something you’d want to drink over a warm summer night in the ...

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6 Great Winery Tours in Croatia

Hundreds of wine producers and stellar cellars in Croatia is helping the country’s wine tourism… It is becoming increasingly popular for tourists to now include a winery visit on their Croatia holiday itinerary. There are so many interesting wine cellars scattered around the country, from hacienda style to garage wineries, ...

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Croatian BBQ & Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

It is a tough task to be in Croatia and not experience a BBQ or two… Croatians love a good BBQ and if you are invited to attend one it always good not to turn up empty-handed. Although beer dominates at BBQs, wine maybe your thing. So you need to ...

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