Kiridžija – Dingač 201301-08-2017

I have more than a soft spot when it comes to the wines of Vedran Kiridžija. It was exactly a decade ago that I visited him for the first time when researching the Dalmatia book... more>

Violić – Dingač 201521-04-2017

I had the chance to sample this Pelješac wine from Violić recently which was quite interesting as it tastes more of the recent movement by some makers in the generally hearty Dingač region to literally... more>

In The Glass: Miloš Stagnum Poluslatko 200320-09-2012

It’s a fantastic thing when the wonderfully strange crosses your path by way of an Istrian visiting Spain. Such was the case with this bottle of what I can really only call dessert wine from... more>

The Crljenak Showdown22-06-2012

Some time back, we had our first taste of the newly-invigorated Crljenak being released by Zlatan Plenković. Again, as quick fly-by primer, Crljenak (or Crljenak Kaštelanski or Pribidrag) is the genetically identical grape to Zinfandel... more>

In The Glass: Antunović Postup 201027-04-2012

This bottle was picked up while in Zagreb at the Wine Weekend. While Antunović wasn’t present (this bottle is from the almighty & glorious, Vrutak), it’s always interesting to taste a Postup wine as they... more>

Finding Matković Plavac Mali12-03-2012

The Croatian postal system has this ‘fun’ tendency to put smaller towns in to a bigger town’s postal code. Well, actually, most of Europe does this. But, in the case of Matković who is the... more>

Miličić wines, with video!13-02-2012

Miličić is an easy winery to find in Potomje, as it’s quite big and continues to get bigger. The amazing thing about this is that Pavo Miličić isn’t starting with the foundations of a former... more>

Vinarija Dingač, the other Dingač22-11-2011

This winery (Croatian: vinarija), is the biggest producer in the area. They are able to churn out 1.5 million liters of wine a year, which is more than all the other producers combined. Of course,... more>

To Potomje and Kiridžija15-11-2011

When you drive around for a half hour in a village with a population less than a metropolitan city block, you start to get frustrated when you can’t find one single vintner. Then, all of... more>