Wine on Korcula Island
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 wine of a golden colour and a very pleasant aroma. The alcohol strength is about 14%. The vine from which this famous wine is produced is also called Posip, but the best quality Posip is obtained from the combination of 50% Posip, 40% Rukatac and 10% Bratkovina. It is made in the cellar of the in Cara and Smokvica, from grapes grown in the vineyards of Carsko and Smokvisko polje, one of the most beautiful landscapes on the island of Korcula. Alcohol content is 12.0% vol.
POŠIP ST. JOHN: Top quality white dry wine, produced from the same called sort of grapes on the Korcula vine growing-hills – location Cara abundant in dry and sunny plains and slopes favourable for the cultivation of this quality wine sort. Pošip is said to be the best local white sort of grapes in the south. Pošip St. John contains 12,6 % vol. of alcohol.
Plavac Mali (above photo) is the most popular red wine, the red wine grape that is grown along the whole island.
Map of wineries on Korcula island:
This map of wineries and vineyards shows locations of wine producers in the Island that welcome visitors (click on green markers). Most of them are situated in Lumbarda, Cara and Smokvica. It also shows some wine shops and wine bars where you can try, taste and buy local wines (purple and yellow markers).
Croatian traditional food and wine
Articles and info about wine on Korcula Island:
- Vineyards on Korcula island
- Video: Wine production on the island (in the old times)
- Wine tasting on the island
- All articles tagged “wine”
- List of wineries in Smokvica
- Island Cruise, Wine Tasting and Dinner – prices from 80 Euro – book now
- Island Tour Including Wine Tasting – prices from 65 Euro – book now
- VINARIJA Smokvica -wine and olive oil production place in Smokvica – Korcula
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