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Peljesac Wines featured in The Economist

In last week’s edition of The Economist, under the title “Wine producing in the former Yugoslavia makes a comeback”, among other Balkan wines, wines from Peljesac Peninsula were also featured.

Here is an excerpt from the article:

‘Standing on the steep slopes of the Saints Hills vineyard on the Peljesac peninsula in Croatia, Dubravka Serkovic, a local producer, says wine has been made here for ever. It certainly goes back to the ancient Greeks. These slopes produce Dingac, a wine distinguished, says Sasa Spiranec, a local wine writer, by the fact that the vineyards run sharply down to the sea, meaning all cultivation has to be done by hand. Croatia has some 2,500 winemakers producing for the market (many thousands more produce their own)…. ‘

The rest of the article features wines from Montenegro and Macedonia..

Read the whole article here

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