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A bunch of cool Croatian grapes for the summer

by  |  03-08-2020

Yet another hot summer arrived in Croatia, but it certainly feels a bit different this year. There are far less tourists, which is actually not that bad as you don’t have to elbow your way... more » Yet another hot summer arrived in Croatia, but it certainly feels a... more »

Krajančić – Intrada 2016

by  |  07-10-2017

The Dalmatian grape, Pošip can most certainly be boring, banal, and limp. If overproduced and fermented in large, not perfectly-controlled volumes it dies a mournful death aromatically. But, like so many grapes, when a simple... more » The Dalmatian grape, Pošip can most certainly be boring, banal, and limp.... more »

In The Glass: Kunjasić Pošip 2010

by  |  23-07-2012

As something of a bookend to the Kunjasić’s Plavac Mali, we opened up their 2010 Pošip the other night; both of which are from Korčula island in Croatia. It hits 13.7% alcohol and despite no... more » As something of a bookend to the Kunjasić’s Plavac Mali, we opened... more »

The winding path to Frane Matulić’s Tavern Crkveno

by  |  20-12-2011

Tavern Crkveno is located in Dol, which is one of the loveliest villages on the whole island of Brač. It is a bit remote, feeling nearly dropped in to a small valley in the interior... more » Tavern Crkveno is located in Dol, which is one of the loveliest... more »

Down in Smokvica at Jedinstvo PZ

by  |  09-12-2011

For the larger part of the 20th century, wine production on Korčula was shuttled through two main collectives. The main one that most people would be familiar with is Pošip Čara. The other, Jedinstvo PZ... more » For the larger part of the 20th century, wine production on Korčula... more »

The Pošip of Krajančić

by  |  28-11-2011

The islands off the coast of Croatia are nothing short of stunning and Korčula is the one island that has the advantage of not being a long, once-a-day ferry ride away from the mainland, and... more » The islands off the coast of Croatia are nothing short of stunning... more »

Pošip Čara

by  |  01-11-2011

When driving from East to West on Korčula, it’s quite easy to nearly miss Čara. A small, pleasant village of less than 600 people in the middle of the island, most don’t realize that if... more » When driving from East to West on Korčula, it’s quite easy to... more »

Taste the R5 Riserva while you can

by  |  10-06-2011

This small-production white (only 300 cases) is by one of our favorite Croatian wineries: Bibich in Skradin. The 2008 R5 Riserva is a curious wine. Overall, when chilled to the recommended 12-15C it is very... more » This small-production white (only 300 cases) is by one of our favorite... more »

Bleuš, Kunjašić, and smaller wines

by  |  07-11-2010

This is an article from our archives that was previously run on another site in June, 2007. Two more of the smaller producers on Korčula are Bleuš and Kunjašić. They are both located around Smokvica... more » This is an article from our archives that was previously run on... more »

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... more » This is an article from our archives that was previously run on... more »