Cultivated vineyards and an abundance of wine roads testify to the tradition of winegrowing and appreciating wine. Malvasia, once the only famous wine variety marked the beginning of exploration of winemakers and the development of an enchanting story. So, today you can enjoy different varieties of Chardonnay, Teran, Cabernet Sauvignon or sweet Muscat wines and wine liqueurs. A real competition for winemakers and lovers of fine wine is the experience of visiting wine cellars or the great exhibition of wine "Vinistra".
Istrian wine roads
Istrian wine roads and wine cellars are scattered across Istria, where your friendly hosts will offer their products, take you for a tour of their wine cellar and tell you special stories. The tradition of winemaking has a long history in Istria, but the use of new knowledge and technologies ranks Istria at the very top, among the leading winemakers. Istria has one of the oldest agricultural schools in Europe that pays special attention to winemaking, so the Istrian landscape has always been covered with vineyards and olive groves.
You will see the production of sparkling wine, famous Istrian Malvasia, Teran, Borgonja and other wine varieties, as well as different liqueurs. In May you can visit the exhibition of wine "Vinistra" where the best winemakers are awarded, thus encouraging healthy competition among them. Apart from giving you the chance to find the wine that best suits your taste, be sure to try mistletoe brandy biska that has medicinal properties and is a typical Istrian product.