Join Bastijana for an excellent Croatian wine experience in the stunning cellars of historic Diocletian's Palace in Split.
The cellars of Diocletian's palace will be the stage for event that no wine-lover should miss. Organised by Slobodna Dalmacija, on Friday and Saturday, October 11-12, the best Croatian winemakers will gather on Vinski Podrum (Wine Cellar) fair.
The fair opens at 2 pm on Friday, and it will be open both days until 9 pm. During Wine Cellar fair, lectures about wines, grapes and authentic Dalmatian sorts will be held in Split cinematheque Zlatna vrata. Also, in the Palace's basement visitors will be able to attend several workshops, winetasting, connecting food and wine lectures, etc. The most interesting one will take place in Vestibul Palace hotel, with leading Croatian sommelier Franjo Franc. On Saturday there will be another workshop about Dalmatian pastries and dessert wines, and offer is not limited to Dalmatian wines, but will also include wines from other parts of Croatia.
Another fine event will be a workshop by Sanja Muzaferija, president of Women on Wine association with wines by Mare Mrgudić Bure from Pelješac peninsula, and to many potential wine-growers might be interesting to hear about loans available through Croatian Bank For Reconstruction and Development, etc.
Of course, the fair wouldn't be complete without sale of best Croatian wines, including brands with national and international awards. There will be wines from coastal and inland Dalmatia, islands, Istria, and continental Croatia. As a supplement, there will be chocolates with authentic spices, olives and olive oils, and all other products that can represent the Croatian culinary and wine story.