Gangaš-Vitai Vino

by  |  23-10-2011

For those who haven’t been, Čitluk in Bosnia & Herzegovina is a small town, down in the south of the country rather near to Croatia. While something of a crossroads town with large, leafy trees that shield the streets from the hot summer sun, it also happens to be the main hub of wine production for the country. A number of solid wineries have their vineyards sprinkled about the fields that surround the town, producing the two main varietals: Blatina (a red) and Žilavka (a white). The name Gangaš graces many bottles commonly seen in the stores in Bosnia & Herzegovina from Sarajevo to Mostar and even sometimes in Split & Dubrovnik in Croatia. But, despite the well-known brand name, it is actually the Vitai winery that produces this wine. Vitai is at the forefront of changing perceptions and traditions in the Balkans, in that it is the only winery […]
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