Author Archives: Ivana Krstulovic Caric

DEGUSTACIJE HVARSKIH VINA- DATUMI DOGAĐANJA – HVAR WINE TASTINGS – DATES OF THE EVENTS

DO NOT MISS UPCOMING EVENTS! Find us at the island’s squares, in Stari Grad at Tvrdalj Square, in Jelsa at Saint Johns Square / 9 PM 

NE PROPUSTITE DOGAĐANJA!  Pronađite nas na otočkim trgovima, u Starome Gradu na Tvrdalju, u Jelsi na trgu Sv. Ivana / 21h

DEGUSTACIJE HVARSKIH VINA – HVAR WINE TASTINGS

JELSA 01.08.2018.

STARI GRAD 07.08. 2018.

JELSA 11.08. 2018.

STARI GRAD 21.08. 2018.

24. i 25. 08.2018. Fešta vina – Jelsa 

 

WINE AND CHOCOLATE PAIRING WITH MARIJA VUKELIĆ IN JELSA

MONDAY June 11 / JELSA
11:00 Marija Vukelić (WSET 2) Aromas, tastes, and thoughts of the Mediterranean, chocolate and wine pairing workshop / Grand ballroom of the Municipal Hall in Jelsa (reservation needed, lecture given in English) / Jelsa

Taste Hvar wines of the wineries Tomić, Carić, Vujnović and PZ Svirče  paired with Gamulin Chocolates made with Mediterranean herbs and fruits.

foto:Julio Frangen

OTKRIJTE VINA AMBLEMATSKIH ZAJEDNICA MEDITERANSKE PREHRANE Cilento (IT) i Hvar/Brač (HR)

Master Class s talijanskim sommelierom    Robertom Leporijem održati će se u Jelsi  na otoku Hvaru 09. lipnja u 11 sati u Svečanoj dvorani Općinskog doma.

Rezervirajte mjesto na info@hvar-otok-vina.org  ili  +385 981606276 i otkrijte jedinstvenost okusa vina od autohtonih sorti ambematskih zajednica koje predstavljaju Hrvatsku i Italiju u zaštiti Mediteranske prehrane  (UNESCO).

foto: IKC

Biti jedinstven: Priče o herojskim vinarima i okusima vina amblematskih zajednica Mediteranske prehrane: Cilento (IT) i Hvar/Brač (HR)

Hvar 

Bogdanjuša 2017 Carić

Beleca 2017  (Pošip, Bogdanuša)  Tomić

Rosina 2015  (Drnekuša)

Plavac de Lux 2010 OPZ Svirče

Grand Cru 2010   (Plavac mali) Zlatan Otok

Brač

Pošip 2017 Stina

Cilento

Falanghina &  Ceraso (Aglianico) SAN SALVATORE 1988

Quercus (Aglianicone) TENUTA MACELLARO

Castellabate (Aglianico) Paestum (Fiano) SANGIOVANNI

Fluminè (fiano) ROSSELLA CICALESE

foto:IKC

 

Roberto Lepori sommelier (Associazione Italiana Sommelier),  Međunarodni novinar Wine & Food , Sudac za vino i jaka alkoholna pića

 

#FestivaloftheMediterraneanDiet

DISCOVER WINES OF HVAR, BRAČ AND CILENTO, THE EMBLEMATIC COMMUNITIES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET (UNESCO)

Master Class with Italian sommelier Roberto Lepori will be held in Jelsa on June 09 at 11 AM at Grand Ballroom of the Municipality  Hall of Jelsa on Hvar Island.

 Book your place on info@hvar-otok-vina.org  or +385 981606276 and discover the uniqness of the tastes of the indigenous wines of the emblematic communities of Croatia and Italy thet represent Mediterranean Diet in UNESCO protection.

foto: IKC

The cleverness and the awareness of being unique. Stories of heroic winemakers and of sublime flavors of the Mediterranean

Wines of Hvar 

Bogdanjuša 2017 Carić

Beleca 2017  (Pošip, Bogdanuša)  Tomić

Rosina 2015  (Drnekuša)

Plavac de Lux 2010 OPZ Svirče

Grand Cru 2010   (Plavac mali) Zlatan Otok

Wines of Brač

Pošip 2017 Stina

Wines of Cilento

Falanghina &  Ceraso (Aglianico) SAN SALVATORE 1988

Quercus (Aglianicone) TENUTA MACELLARO

Castellabate (Aglianico) Paestum (Fiano) SANGIOVANNI

Fluminè (fiano) ROSSELLA CICALESE

foto:IKC

 

Roberto Lepori is Sommelier (Associazione Italiana Sommelier), International Wine & Food Journalist, Wine and Spirit Judge and Wine and Food Comunication Specialist

 

#FestivaloftheMediterraneanDiet

FESTIVAL MEDITERANSKE PREHRANE – srdela i vino – 6. lipnja – STARI GRAD I JELSA

09:30 – 12:45 Ministarstvo kulture: 8. koordinacijski sastanak sedam zemalja Mediteranske prehrane, prezentacija za javnost / Gradska knjižnica i čitaonica Stari Grad

19:00 Posjet Muzeju općine Jelsa i vođeni razgled Jelse, okupljanje na Veli most (pristanište za katamaran)

20:00 Enogastro večer: Bonkulović & Degustacije hvarskih vina / Nova riva u Jelsi

glazba / Ante Matulić

FESTIVAL OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET – sardines & wine – June 6 – STARI GRAD & JELSA

 

WEDNESDAY June 6 / STARI GRAD & JELSA

09:00 – 12:30 Ministry of Culture: THE 8TH INTERGOVERNMENTAL MEETING OF THE NETWORK OF THE SEVEN COUNTRIES FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET / Stari Grad Town Library and Reading Room/ Stari Grad

19:00 Visit to the Jelsa Municipal Museum and a guided tour of Jelsa, meeting at the Veli Most (where the catamaran moors)/ Jelsa

20:00 Oenogastro evening: Bonkulović & Hvar Wine Tastings / New riva in Jelsa

music / Ante Matulić

 


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MASTER CLASS: ROBERTO LEPORI – Plavac mali: the noble son of a royal vine that crossed the oceans: Tribidrag/Primitivo/Zinfandel

I enthusiastically welcomed Ivana Krstulović Carić’s invitation, the President of the Hvar Winemakers’ Association (Hvar Otok Vina), to lead the Hvar Island red wine tasting workshop. The topic was to follow the story of the original Tribidrag or Crljenak vine, linking it to his brother Italian Primitivo, in the most authentic expression of the different areas of Puglia , and to the “noble son” Plavac Mali.

foto: Julio Frangen

On May 10th and 11th the Wine Festival of the Adriatic’s wine was celebrated: Tribidrag, Primitivo, Plavac Mali. A hug between the two coasts of the Adriatic symbolized by the common love for this wine full of emotions, aromas, pleasant sensations that has cheered to the most sublime palates, over the centuries, and has crowned and celebrated meetings and festive moments with the warm complacency of “god Bacchus”.

A generous wine with high sugars and high acids, with strong tannic presence and deep aromas of berries and flavour of spices. The strong mineral presence in the soil, makes the wine long-lived, and with indomitable character.

foto: Julio Frangen

CANTINA APOLLONIO: PRIMITIVO DEL SALENTO IGP – TERRAGNOLO

CANTOLIO: PRIMITIVO DI MANDURIA DOP  – 14 DI TERRA

POLVANERA: PRIMITIVO DOC GIOIA DEL COLLE – POLVANERA 16 BIO

Wines of great tradition, expressions of the different areas of the territory, similar but different in the composition of the land, in the exposure of the vines, in the technique of winemaking. United, however, from the unmistakable flavor and fullness of the body and the enveloping and refined tannins.

Three different expressions of excellent quality: The TERRAGNOLO with a nose full of ripe cherry fruit, plum and blackberry and balsamic and spices . Long persistence with coffee , black fruits and coconut in the finish. POLVANERA 16, from “red soil”, rich in iron, with notes of red mulberry, delicate violet and aromatic herbs. In the finish, taste of liquorice and graphite. 14 DI TERRA, from potassium and iron soil, rich in poliphenolic structure, with delicate notes of red ripe fruits and floral sensations. perfectly balanced in alcohol, minerality and acidity. Velvet tannin and long persistence.

foto: Julio Frangen

ZLATAN OTOK d.o.o. PLENKOVIĆ: ZLATAN CRLJENAK

BRAČA PLANČIĆ: FAROS OPOL

HVAR HILL d.o.o.: MAIOR RIZERVA

OPĆA POLJOPRIVREDNA ZADRUGA SVIRČE: PLAVAC DE LUX

VINA CARIĆ  – PLOVAC PLOŠKI

VINA TOMIĆ  – PLAVAC MALI BARRIQUE

The overall quality of the wines has greatly improved over the years. The best use of the wood used for refining, the yeast selection techniques and the care in the selection of the grapes has given rise to wines comparable with a good quality international standard.

Plavac Mali is a difficult wine to make. It is a racehorse, and like all thoroughbreds it  must be tamed in its most intense expressions. It is not easy to tame the tannin, the strong intensity of the anthocyanins and the high sugar content of the grapes. But the wisdom of the Dalmatian winemakers makes this wine pleasant, making velvety the astringency, sublime the aroma, fruity and spicy the flavor, and dry and enveloping the body of the wine.

Foto: Julio Frangn

Foto: Julio Frangen

ZLATAN CRLJENAK, pure Tribidrag from the Makarska area, rich in fruits and acidity. slight tannin and long persistence. FAROS OPOL, rich in minerality and deep secondary flavors. Aged in steel makes the wine easy to drink and pleasant in its balance. Sandy soils give a good degree of acidity and composure to the wine. MAIOR REZERVA is a complex and harmonious wine, with warm tones and balanced structure. Slavonian wood, where the wine matures, gives composure and pleasantness to the tannins and freshness on the palate. PLAVAC DE LUX is a wine very rich in polyphenols, with tannins still to evolve. A wine to be used with structured dishes to mitigate the strong plant presence. PLOVAC PLOŠKI is a wine made with wisdom. The use of large Slavonian barrels soften the imperious tannin very well, leaving ample space for the components of ripe red fruit and delicate white spices. A wine with great vigor, well balanced in alcohol and pleasantly harmonious in mineral components and freshness. PLAVAC MALI BARRIQUE, an unmistakable wine, elegantly structured. Soft, harmonious, long and persistent. The French oak is perfectly dosed to avoid invading the fullness of ripe fruit and black fruit flavors. Each sip highlights all the complex aromas of the wine, perfectly distinguishable. Pleasant spicy and slightly balsamic finish.

Thank you all for this unforgettable day and for the participation of all quality wine lovers.

My hope is to repeat this important event over the years to compare the successes and experiences of wine together and to reaffirm and consolidate this strong bond that binds our two countries through “the art of wine”, history, traditions and the culture that over the centuries have seen us as interpreters of fraternal and supportive friendship.

Roberto Lepori (Associazione Italiana Sommelier, freelance journalist & wine judge)

Hvar, May 17th, 2018

MASTER CLASS: MARIO MEŠTROVIĆ: Tehnologija – znanje – svježina u dalmatinskim bijelim vinima

Nakon degustacije bijelih vina Udruge  Hvarski vinari, ponajviše sorte Bogdanuša, ostaju vrlo lijepe impresije. Vinari su svojim tehničkim znanjem o vinifikaciji, primjenom modernije tehnologije i svojim predanim radom iznijeli stilistiku vina koju dugo i željno isčekujemo. Vina berbe 2017. pokazala su prpošnost i svježinu u izričaju, delikatne, čiste arome i sjajnu ravnotežu u okusu, idealno vino za ljetno osvježenje na osunčanom otoku Hvaru.

foto:Julio Frangen

VINA CARIĆ  – BOGDANJUŠA
ZLATAN OTOK – PLENKOVIĆ: ZLATAN BOGDANUŠA
VINA TOMIĆ – BELECA
VUJNOVIĆ – PRČ
OPĆA POLJOPRIVREDNA ZADRUGA SVIRČE: BOGDANUŠA
JO AHEARNE – WILD SKINS
BRAČA PLANČIĆ – AGER
  Bogdanuša kao sorta pokazuje se sjajnom u hvarskom terroiru zadržavanjem vinske kiseline u grožđu koja kasnije rezultira svježinom u vinu i odličnom otpornošću na suše pri kojima sorta poput pošipa ne uspijeva opstati u tim kritičnim uvjetima.
Velik korak unaprijed koji smo imali priliku iskusiti je prikaz koji smo doživjeli u dva vina, koji dokazuje i staru predaju zrelih vinara na otoku, a to je da je Bogdanuša sposobna iznijeti “Velika vina” s dugim životnim vijekom u kojem se razvijaju, koja su moćnog tijela, trajnog okusa i ostavljaju duboke impresije.
Drugim riječima vina Hvara su suvremena!

 

Mario Meštrović
Sommelier with international A.S.I.diploma-GOLD certificate
HSK Commissioner for Zagreb
Executive board member
Decanter World Wine Awards judge

Foto:Julio Frangen

 

MASTER CLASS – MARIO MEŠTROVIĆ – Technology- Knowledge- Freshness in Dalmatian white wines

After tasting the Hvar (Festival Hvar Otok Vina-  11.05.2018. Hvar – Hotel Amfora) white wines from wineries, members of the Hvar Winemakers Association, primarily Bogdanusa, we were left with superb impressions.The winemakers skills and knowledge, use of more and more modern technology, and above all their hard work, resulted in wine styles that we have been long waiting and hoping for.

Wines from the 2017 harvest have shown us liveliness and freshness of expression, delicate, clean aromas, and great balance in the taste.

VINA CARIĆ  – BOGDANJUŠA
ZLATAN OTOK – PLENKOVIĆ: ZLATAN BOGDANUŠA
VINA TOMIĆ – BELECA
VUJNOVIĆ – PRČ
OPĆA POLJOPRIVREDNA ZADRUGA SVIRČE: BOGDANUŠA
JO AHEARNE – WILD SKINS
BRAČA PLANČIĆ – AGER

Bogdanusa as a sort is the ideal wine for summer refreshment on the sunny island of Hvar, perfectly suited for the terroir, protecting the wine acids in the grapes, which gives both resistance to draught and also freshness in the resulting wine. Even a variety like posip has difficulty surviving in these critical conditions.

We had the opportunity to experience a further, large step forward with two of the wines, which proved the stories from winemakers of old, that the Bogdanusa grape is capable of creating “great wines”. Wines with mighty bodies and a long life, during which they keep developing. Wines of long lasting tastes leaving strong, deep impressions.

In other words, Hvar wines are as contemporary as they come.

Mario Meštrović
Sommelier with international A.S.I.diploma-GOLD certificate
HSK Commissioner for Zagreb
Executive board member
Decanter World Wine Awards judge