Wines of Croatia News Round-Up: 30 Oct. – 13 Nov. 2011

Compiled by Cliff Rames, 13 November 2011

In case you missed anything, here is a round-up of the past two weeks’ links to the news articles, blog posts and videos that highlighted Croatia, its wine or wine culture.


1. Come for the Wine: Croatia Part 2 – Splendors of Split

October 30, 2011

Wine blogger Marcy Gordon discovers the food and wine scene in Split, Croatia.



2. Vinologue: Posip Cara

November 1, 2011

A brief profile of Pošip, a native white grape on Korčula island, Croatia.


3. Come for the Wine: Croatia Part 3 – Sibenik Caressed by Sea

November 5, 2011

Marcy Gordon discovers Šibenik, where she learns that mussels “are best served when the moon is full” and that Maraština, a lemony white wine made from a locally indigenous grape of the same name, goes perfectly fresh Dalmatian seafood.



4. Croatia Exclusive Magazine: Leading UK Wine Merchant Signs Up Matosevic Wines

November 7, 2011

Bancroft Wines, one of the leading wine merchants in the UK, will become the exclusive UK distributor for Croatian wine producer Matosevic.



5. Taste of Croatia: 6 Reasons Why Teran is the Next Istrian Flagship Wine

November 8, 2011

Goran Zgrablic (aka “Manjada”) argues that Teran is the next big star in the Istrian wine galaxy.



6. Suite 101: Zlatan Otok from Hvar – Top Producer at Sabatina

November 8, 2011

 There was more recognition for the wines from Hvar at Sabatina 2011 in Zadar, as Zlatan Plenkovic’s Zlatan Otok wines win top prize for both red and white.

7. Taste of Croatia: Capo -A New Force to be Reckoned With

November 10, 2011

 Profile and reviews of Capo Winery, a new player on Croatian wine scene.



8. Love That Wine: Piquentum White Wine Istria, Croatia

November 11, 2011

Review of the 2010 Piquentum Malvazija



9. Secret Dalmatia: Boskinac – What Sweet Dreams are Made of

November 12, 2011

Another delicious post from our friends at Secret Dalmatia about the food, wine and luxurious boutique hotel experience one can find at Boškinac on Pag island, Croatia. Read on. Indulge. Be merry!



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