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Wine on Korcula Island

Wine on Korcula Island

White Wine: POŠIP Cara and Smokvica: Among the white wines of Korcula and Peljesac, the best known is Posip which is considered one of the top Croatian wines and almost always served at state and diplomatic banquets. It was proclaimed a famous wine in 1967. Posip is an exceptionally dry …

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Vineyards on Korcula Island

Vineyards on Korcula Island

Korcula island is home to some of the oldest vineyards in this part of the world and among the most exclusive and spectacular wine growing region in South Dalmatia. The island is just a short ferry ride from Dubrovnik as well as the mainland and is easy to visit for a …

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Wine Tasting on Korcula Island

Wine Tasting on Korcula Island

Korcula is well known as a wine producing island, famous for its homemade wines,  so a visit to the Island is not complete without tasting the local red and/or white wines and perhaps sampling a traditional snack. There is a variety of wine tours on Korcula Island which you can join to taste …

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Wine Bar and Shop 800

Wine Bar and Shop 800

Wine Bar and Shop 800 is located in Ulica Ismaeli, at the very heart of the old town of Korčula, close to the St Marks Cathedral. It offers a selection of local wines from Dalmatia as well as from other Croatian regions (Slavonia, Istria, Zagorje). Island Cruise, Wine Tasting and Dinner – prices from 80 …

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Video: Wine-making on Korcula island

Video: Wine-making on Korcula island

Video: Wine @ 1960s This is archive footage of some stages of vineyards, wine-making / production of wine on Korcula island (Zrnovo & Lumbarda) in the 1960s. It is an excerpt from TV documentary broadcast and shot in the late 1960s. The whole documentary is here: youtube.com/watch?v=F7aZTzhRPMQ More info and photos …

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Peljesac Wines featured in The Economist

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 …

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New Napoleon Road and Wine Museum on Peljesac

New Napoleon Road and Wine Museum on Peljesac

According to Croatian Ministry of Tourism, the new projects are being prepared on Pelješac Peninsula – the reconstruction of the historical Napoleon Road and opening of a Wine Museum. Although it is still not quite certain whether the tourists will be able to see them next year, the projects will …

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Peljesac Wine Roads

Last week Peljesac got a new wine society called Peljeski vinski puti, which translates as Peljesac Wine Roads. The society’s aim is to improve communication between Peljesac wine producers, as well as offering Peljesac visitors a chance to get to know the local wine production. The head office of the Peljesac Wine …

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