Last Thursday, March 17th, while many were celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, a legend of Croatian wine, Zlatan Plenković died while on a ferry traveling from Split to the island of Hvar. It’s a tragic loss for Croatian wines as he was an iconic figure on the Dalmatian Coast who was always pushing for a higher quality than what was being delivered when he started his winery in 1996 just after Croatia emerged from the Yugoslavian Civil War. When I initially visited the cellars of Dalmatia in 2007 to write the […]
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