Cracking Croatian Wine: A Visitor-Friendly Guide
- by croatiaweek
- in Food & Wine
A book aimed to give visitors a better understanding of Croatian wine, which has a history dating back 2,500 years, has just been released.
Cracking Croatian Wine: A Visitor-Friendly Guide is a practical guide for people who enjoy wine either casually or with great curiosity and vigor.
After spending 7 months travelling through Croatia, researching and tasting over 1,500 wines, the book was born.
The book includes:
An Introduction to Croatia: An overview of Croatian wine history, wine regions, general climatic and geographical features, Croatian cuisine, and styles of wine available to complete the gastronomic experience.
Wine Grapes in Croatia: A rundown of the native and international wine grapes planted in Croatia, along with a pronunciation guide to help you order wine like a local.
Wine Label Interpretation: Croatian wine labels can have a lot of information on them. In this book, we offer a guide to understanding every line on the label.
Wine Recommendations: More than 150 wine recommendations, complete with tasting notes.
Featured Wine Personalities: These people will offer insights into the existing wine culture and the prospect of Croatia as a wine destination.
“The most common problem encountered by wine lovers when visiting a wine country is how to spend their limited amount of time in the area sifting through the many wines and producers. Add that to the challenges of figuring out where to buy wines, what varieties are grown, and what the bottle labels in a foreign language mean, and the adventure of discovering a new wine country may appear rather daunting,” author Matthew Horkey says.
“Cracking Croatian Wine is our way of helping wine lovers save time, money, and effort. This book will provide the pertinent information to help wine tourists get started on exploring Croatian wines and identifying the types of wines they will enjoy.”
The book also makes a great gift idea. To get yourself a copy you can purchase it HERE
About the Author
While traveling through the wine regions of the world, Dr Matthew Horkey and Charine Tan experienced many obstacles during the preparations and actual trips, which compelled them to turn their love for wine into a creative force for good.
In 2015, they founded Exotic Wine Travel, a platform for promoting lesser-known wine regions and unique wines. In writing about their experiences, they aim to capture the ethos of a wine country–that is the connection between wine, people, and place–and share it with fellow wine lovers.
Having traveled to more than 40 countries and explored over 50 wine regions, they bring an empathetic and astute prosumer lens to wine communications.