Friday, May 15, 2015

Taste Tomic Wines in a UNESCO Game of Thrones Filmset


For some people the atmosphere and ambiance is an essential part of the tasting experience. If you are one of those people and are near Split next week, why not combine a tasting of the Tomic range with a visit to a Game of Thrones filmset in a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Bastijana will be taking part in the 3rd Vinksi Podrum gastro fair in the basement of Diocletian's Palace on May 22 and 23, along with other winemakers from the Hvar Wine Association and national producers.

We look forward to welcoming you to this historic and atmospheric event! 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tomic Features in Catalonia/Dalmatia Masterclass at Dalmacija Wine Expo


This year's Dalmacija Wine Expo in Split was another successful promotion of the wines of Dalmatia. The event, which took place at Radisson Blu in Split, included various seminars and other events, and Bastijana was delighted to be included in a fascinating masterclass on the wines of Catalonia and Dalmatia by wine expert Miquel Hudin of Vinologue.

The Tomic Plavac Mali 2008 Barrique was one of only three wines from Dalmatia featured in the class, with the other two winemakers represented bring Bibich and Rizman - nice company! Thanks Miquel for a very interesting presentation, and we look forward to seeing you in Jelsa soon.



Monday, April 27, 2015

Andro Tomic Attends Exclusive Wine Tasting Event on Solta


A little island-hopping for Andro Tomic this weekend, as the Bastijana chief was delighted to accept an invitation to perform an exclusive wine tasting with just two other international winemakers at the exclusive Martinis Marchi on the island of Solta. 

The event was promoted by the organisers thus: Enjoy and discover three very different European wine regions presented by the "three masters of wine".

Andro was joined by "Marchesi Fumanelli" (Italy, Valpolicella) and "Meßmer wine estate" (Germany, Palatinate), and the Tomic wines served on a very pleasant evening all round were Opolo Nobile, Beleca, Plavac mali barrique 2009 and Prošek.

To learn more about the event, click here


Friday, April 24, 2015

Visit Tomic at Dalmacija Wine Expo in Split


Living in Split and looking to taste Tomic wines?

The team from Bastijana will once more be attending Dalmcija Wine Expo at the Radisson Blu Hotel, with will be held today and tomorrow. Doors open for professionals and the trade at 11:00, with the general public allowed entrance from 15:00 on both days, until 20:00.

We hope to see you there! 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

10 Reasons to Visit Hvar in May: Tomic Wines


May is a delightful month to visit the island of Hvar.

The sea is warm, the crowds not yet here, and there is an expectancy of the season, without the stress.

Leading Croatian media outlet Croatian Hot Spots has come up with 10 reasons to visit the sunniest island in Europe in its most beautiful month, and Bastijana is delighted that the Tomic winery is included in the list. Read the article here, and we hope to see you in May! 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Andro Tomic Featured in Vinske Price (Wine Stories)


Andro Tomic is once more in the news...

Having hosted Sunday Times Travel a few days ago, Andro's latest media appearance comes in the well-respected Vinske Price (Wine Stories) website. You can read the full article (in Croatian) here.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Summer Must Be Coming: 2014 Opolo Nobile Rose is in the Bottle!


People are often surprised to learn that Hvar is not only a quality wine-making island, but also that its range includes quality rose wines.

The Tomic Opolo Nobile Rose is one of our most popular wines, perfect for summer drinking or as an aperitif, and it is very popular among the top restaurants on the luxury Hvar Town waterfront.

And in a sign that summer must be getting closer, the 2014 Opolo Nobile went into the bottle last week at Bastijana in Jelsa. Why not come by and try some, either by direct purchase or on one of our wine tasting tours in Jelsa. More information on our website.