Jelsa, Hvar: Tomić & Duboković

by  |  08-10-2010

This is an article from our archives that was previously run on another site in July, 2007. We visited two winemakers in the town of Jelsa on Hvar: Tomić and Duboković. While there are some similarities in the end result that you taste, the winemakers couldn’t be more different. The difference really comes down to personal style. Tomić is a bit, well, blustery. The picture at the top of this article is one of the main ones that adorns the wall in his tasting room in Jelsa and is a theme echoed throughout his wines. For instance there is a side profile of his face on his bottles. He calls his tasting room a “wine studio” for some reason. In person, he has a demeanor that is hard to crack, although friends of his that we met, say that is just a first impression, so we’ll give him the benefit […]
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