Its vineyards produced the ancestor of Zinfandel, and its modern vintages are attracting international attention and awards. As Croatia enters the EU in 2013, European wine consumers will have several new exciting options.
The winemakers of Istria have been well organised since the founding of Vinistra in 1994.
Fifty hectares of new Stina vineyards on Brac. At more than 400 metres above sea level, the Brac wine revolution is gaining height.
Hvar Wine Association president Ivana Krstulovic Caric has been a driving force for promoting the Hvar wine story since becoming president in 2012. Here she presents the island's wines at the Tomic winery in Jelsa.