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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 

 

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.

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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

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

 

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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 – 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

 

FESTIVAL “HVAR OTOK VINA” – HVAR ISLAND OF WINE – 10.-11.05.2018. HVAR

Hvar is the island of wine, its beautiful landscape is shaped by the vineyards.

Indigenous varieties are grown in the Hvar Wine Region such as Plavac mali, Bogdanuša, Prč, Darnekuša, Pošip,  and many more.

Its long history of winemaking began more than 24 centuries ago, and has marked the life of the islanders.  The festival “Hvar otok vina” – Hvar, Island of Wine will be held on May 10 & 11 in Hvar town to celebrate this long tradition of winemaking on the Island as a part of the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of organised tourism on Hvar. 

 

PROGRAME

Thursday 10.05.2018.
20:30 h   ARSENAL – HVAR TOWN
W
ine & live music

While you enjoy tasting our wines, Hvar’s rising star, young Dino Petrić will sing for you

Dino Petrić

Dino Petrić

Friday 11.05.2018.
11:00h       Hotel RIVA  (Sunčani Hvar) – HVAR TOWN

Master classesreservation on e-mail: info@hvar-otok-vina.org    (limited number of places)

Mario Meštrović – Technology- Knowledge- Freshness in Dalmatian white wines

Mario Meštrović

Mario Meštrović

Mario Meštrović is a Croatian sommelier with an International ASI Diploma – Golden Certificate and  Diploma of Croatian Sommelier Club (Hrvatski Sommelier Klub)

Wine judge: Decanter World Wines Awards, London, IceWine du Monde 2012, 2013, 2018, 2014. Maribor Sommelier selection 2015. Muvina, Slovakia 2012. 2013.
2015. 2016. 2017. 2018. Vinař Roku, Prag, (The best winemaker of the year)
Czech Republic 2015. 2016. Salon of sparkling wines, Slovenia 2018.

This Master Class will describe white wines produced on the island, both monovarietal and  blends, of varieties such as Bogdanuša , Prč, Pošip, Maraština, from the cellars of Tomić, Carić, PZ Svirče. Brača Plančić, Vujnović and Zlatan Otok-Plenković.

Bartolomeo Roberto Lepori – Plavac Mali: the noble son of a royal vine that crossed the oceans: Tribidrag/Primitivo/Zinfandel

Roberto Lepori is an Italian sommelier, wine journalist (La Cucina Italiana, Papageno, Vitae and others) and a wine judge: Città del Vino “La Selezione del Sindaco” in Italy; Franciacorta in Villa in Italy; Sangiovese Purosangue contest in Italy; International Wine Challange in England; The Michelangelo Wine and Spirit Awards in South Africa; International Wine Competition “Southern Russia” in Russia; BeoWine in Serbia; Montevino Competition in Montenegro; RoWine in Romania; Balkan International Wine Competition in Bulgaria, and others.

Roberto Lepori

Roberto Lepori

Roberto often works with Network Television on the themes of food, and wine and has produced and interpreted documentary films on tourism and travel.

This Master Class will decribe the fascinating story of the history of Plavac Mali and its ancestors, that traveled across the Adriatic sea and far away across the ocean.

Thanks to a collaboration with Assoenologi sezione Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria (National Association of the Enologists and Enotechnicians of Italy) we will have the opportunity to taste some of the best Primitivo wines that represent different terroirs of the Apulia region:

Soc. Agricola POLVANERA di Filippo Cassano & C. APOLLONIO
CANTOLIO
TORREVENTO
and Croatian Tribidrag or Crljenak from Zlatan Otok – Plenković, as the introduction to the story of Plavac mali of our members : Tomić, Carić, Pz Svirče, Brača Plančić.

Important anniversaries in 2018

160th anniversary of the meteorological station on Hvar, one of the oldest in Europe and the 160th anniversary of the birth of the inventor of dactyloscopy, Ivan Vucetic of Hvar.

The festival is organised by the Hvar Winemakers’ Association in collaboration with the Tourist Board and Hvar Town, and sponsors Sunčani Hvar Hotels & Assoenologi.

TWO WEEKS WITH HVAR – THE ISLAND OF WINE – WINELIFE / VINO U SRIDU & SPLIT RESTAURANTS

 

With its diversity of microclimates, this pearl of the Adriatic is capable of producing magnificent

wines of different styles from the indigenous Dalmatian varieties, some of which are not found

anywhere else, except Hvar.

Find Hvar wines in Split restaurants:

Bepo

Paradox

Zrno Soli

OLIVETREE

Diocletian’s Wine House

UJe OliBar

Pasta Factory

Para di Soto

Pecado

 

In the courthyard of the Split City Museum this July 5th you can taste Bogdanjuša, from the

Carić winery, the autochthonous Hvar variety. A light, fresh, crispy white wine that was a part

of the religious feasts, as the name suggests. Beleca from the Tomić winery , has a rich and

sweet bouquet. It is produced from Pošip,the most important Dalmatian white variety, and

Bogdanuša. Both varieties create the perfect harmony in which Bogdanuša gives lightness and

freshness, and Pošip gives strength and body. Opolo rosé from Zlatan Otok winery – the most

important red Croatian variety, Plavac Mali, here gives an aromatic, fruity, summer wine. Plavac

2718 from the Duboković winery suggests the name of the number of sunny hours in the year

that the Island of Hvar refeives. The sun and heat are felt in each drop. This beautiful wine will

be followed by the snacks prepared by the Diocletian’s Wine House restaurant. You can also

taste these wines them from July 3 to July 10 in one of Winelife’s partner restaurants.

 

On  July 12 (Split City Museum) , we will enjoy the following wine selection from this sunny island:

Winery Vujnović and his Prč,

Bogdanjuša of winery Pinjata,

Rosina of Jo Ahearne MW  (Darnekuša grape variety)

and Plavac deluxe PZ Svirče (Cooperative Svirče)

With carefully designed snacks from  UJE oil bar.

You can also taste these four wines from 10 to 17 July in one of Winelife’s partner restaurants.

DEGUSTACIJE HVARSKIH VINA 2017 / HVAR WINE TASTINGS 2017

Uživajte u ljetu uz žmul hvarskog vina i živu muziku!

Jelsa –  Trg Sv. Ivana

Stari Grad – Trg  Škor

Vrboska – Podva (kod drugog mosta) i RIVA

Događanja počinju u 21 h.

Enjoy the summer with a glass of Hvar wine and live music!

Jelsa –  Trg Sv. Ivana

Stari Grad – Škor

Vrboska PODVA (BY THE SECOND BRIDGE) nad RIVA

The events are starting at 9 PM.

 

hvar wine tastings

HVAR WINE TASTINGS – MEETING INTERESTING PEOPLE

DO NOT MISS UPCOMING EVENTS!

23.08.2016. – Tuesday – Hvar Wine Tastings at the Festival “Gušti od Škoja” in Vrboska

On Thursdays –  Hvar Wine Tastings in Jelsa

The Hvar Wine Tastings are events organized by Hvar Winemakers’ Association and (TZ) of the Island (TZ Općine Jelsa, TZ Stari Grad, TZ Vrboska). During these events we were meeting various interesting people from the world of wine. In addition to this nice  music accompanied the events and it naturally created great vibes and celebratory mood among the people. Our guests tremendously enjoyed our wines and enthusiastically talked to each other.

In this way many guests, tourists and other winelovers meet new friends including the Hvar winemakers. We are truly honoured to have hosted a lot of wine writers, bloggers, winemakers, wine distributors and other winelovers at these events. This type of interaction and engagement made us feel very special and we are looking forward to continue working in this way and promoting our island of wine in the future!

Dušan Jelić (Wines of Balkans), Alen Gulan (Vino u sridu), Diedrik Swart & Mario Pranić (Croatiangrapes), Boris Mucina (Meiningers Sommelier Magazine), Marco Trasente (Wine Fredane) are just some of the wine friends that we met this summer…

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The President Ivana Krstulović Carić and Boris Mucina, Austrian wine writer                                                             JELSA

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Marco Trasente (Wine Fredane – Italy) meets Jo Ahearne our new member. Jo Ahearne is a Master of Wine and the consultant for a lots of wineries around the world. She is producing her own wine on Hvar.                              JELSA

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Marco Trasente at the stand of Vina Carić                                                                                                                 JELSA         

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PLANČIĆ WINERY – Magdalena Plančić presents the wines , while Antun Plančić is making new wine-friendships                                                                                                 JELSA

Talking to Marija Bunčuabout PZ Svirče wines

Talking to Marija Bunčuga from PZ Svirče                                                                                               STARI GRAD

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Ljubo Makjanić from Vina Carić talks to Chloé Molina Badillo the owner of the Delicatessen Shop ZA POD ZUB in Stari Grad                                                                          STARI GRAD

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Dejana Jelić (Wines of Balkans) Kristina Karanović (Serbian sommelier) Dušan Jelić (Wines of Balkans)                                                                                                     SVIRČE

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Sebastijan Tomić (Tomić winery) & Davor Šestanović (Zlatan Otok – Plenković winery)               JELSA

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HULJIĆ WINES

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Talking about Tomić wines                                                                                                                                   JELSA

 

PZ SVIRČE WINES

PZ SVIRČE WINES

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CARIĆ WINES

PLANČIĆ WINES

PLANČIĆ WINES

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DUBOKOVIĆ WINES

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TOMIĆ WINES

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AHEARNE WINES

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PLENKOVIĆ WINES