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 wine presentation took place on one of Rome's most exclusive restaurants.
The indigenous wines of Croatia have been an important theme on the trip, including Bogdanusa from Caric, which was discovered at the 2013 BIWC in Sofia by British wine writer Jamie Goode, where it won a silver medal.
The second day, attended by Digital Journal, was well attended
Vinistra President Nikola Benvenuti (left) with Digital Journal.
Magdalena and Sasa Senjkovic (centre, right) with journalist Ana Rogac. One of only three wineries on Brac, Senjkovic has established itself as one of Croatia's most exciting wineries in just five years.
One of Croatia's leading producers, Korta Katarina in Orebic.
Stasa Cafuta Trcek
The most famous tree in Sveta Nedjelja and symbol of Zlatan Otok
Visitors were free to roam through the rest of the impressive Diocletian cellars, dating back 1700 years