Vineyards of Croatia
Croatia is considered one of the few elite countries in the world with the envious list of excellent wines. Here you can find around 100 native types of grapes.
According to the temperature and the number of sunny hours, you can divide Croatia into four vineyard regions what results in around 400 producers of wine.
The primary distinction is between the continental and Coast wine region.
The continental part consists of Zagreb area and its surroundings, Slavonija region (check out this amazing tour to Ilok, and it’s wine cellars, one of Croatia’s top!), Istria (a perfect occasion to go truffle hunting and enjoy their excellent wine) and Dalmatia.
Sorts of wine depending on the region. Every region has their particular type of wine they’re known for.
In continental Croatia most popular sorts are graševina, riesling, chardonnay, škrlet, pinot, silvanac, traminac, sauvignon and frankovka.
Coastal Croatian vineyards bring popular types such as Malvasia, muškat, teran, merlot, pošip, vugava, plavac (p.s. the most praised plavac comes from Pelješac peninsula, and on this tour you can have an exclusive occasion to try it and find out about the sort), dingač and the dessert wine prošek (a.k.a. prosecco).
It’s a well-known fact that world’s best sommeliers have talked about Croatian wines in the most positive way, so besides just sightseeing all the beautiful attractions, why don’t relax a bit and have a glass of wine?