Wines of croatia
Going on vacation to any Mediterranean country, it should be remembered that the traveler is alive not only by the beaches alone. In Croatia, for example, there is a fascinating area of wine and gastronomic tourism, the participants of which get acquainted with the technology of growing grapes. For those who dreamed of trying Croatian wines and the best dishes of its cuisine, such trips significantly add optimism, strength and excellent mood..
From Ancient Rome
The inhabitants of Croatia have always been known as skilled winemakers. Even in the days of Ancient Rome, the local lands were occupied by plantations of grapes, from which white and red wines were prepared. Different regions of Croatia specialize in special wines and brands. The most famous among them take their rightful places in the world list of the best.
Dalmatia is famous for its red grape wines. Here they cook traditional "Merlot" and "Cabernet Sauvignon" and special Croatian ones - "Dingach", "Opolo" and "Teran". Croatian red wines are distinguished by a special aroma, in which notes of spices and black currant, cherry and pomegranate are always guessed. Their rich, intense color can inspire poet and artist alike..
In Istria, more attention is paid to white wines. The local climate favors delicate fruits, giving wines ringing, crystal, with a noble sourness, refreshing on the hottest afternoon..
Top class craftsmen
The best winemakers in Croatia are famous throughout the country, and true connoisseurs come to their wineries with only one purpose - to meet outstanding masters and taste the wines of Croatia, which make up the gold reserve of the local cellars:
- The Frano Milos factory produces thousands of liters of the most valuable wines, the most unique of which is Stagnum. Local restaurant owners line up for Frano to enjoy a noble drink with bird cherry and violet flavors and a long blackberry aftertaste.
- Winery Mike Grzic is famous for "Chardonnay", recognized as the best in the competition between two hundred similar. The owner himself monitors the technology of the process and tries to keep up with the times, purchasing the latest technological innovations for his production. At the same time, the ancient traditions and customs of wine production in Croatia are sacredly observed and easily get along with all the innovations, thanks to the efforts of maestro Grzic.