If you have always fancied yourself as a bit of a wine connoisseur, a wine-tasting tour in Istria is an essential educational experience that you won’t want to miss. Croatian wine is gaining popularity across the world. Imports in particular to the UK, US and Canada are growing substantially year on year (our recent interview with a Croatian wine expert, goes into this further).
Cuj is one of the most popular winemakers in Istria. The family-run winery produces excellent wines and also four different varieties of extra virgin olive oils. The winery property consists of an oil mill, a wine cellar and a tasting room with open fireplace.
- Opening hours: 9.00am to 3.00pm daily
- Recommended wines to try: Malvasia Baština, Cuj Rosé
Kozlovic winery boasts beautiful architecture, friendly staff and fabulous wines. The winery is situated a little off the beaten track, within easy reach of Momjan. It’s surrounded by olive groves and spectacular landscapes. To really get the most from your visit to this region of Istria, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Stari podrum restaurant.
- Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 10.00am to 5.00pm
- Recommended wines to try: Santa Lucia, Muscat Rose