Croatia Wins Big at the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards

Croatia’s wineries garner a total 63 medals, with Veralda winery from Istria taking a coveted Platinum – Best in Show medal. 


London, June 14, 2016: Decanter magazine, one of the world’s most respected wine publications, today announced the winners of the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards. The competition, held each year in London, received over 16,000 entries from around the world. You can scroll through the lists of all winners here.

With the judging completed, we are so happy and proud to announce that Veralda winery, located in Brtonigla in the Istria wine region, was awarded the coveted Platinum – Best in Show medal for its 2015 “Istrian” red – a wine produced from Teran (which Decanter refers to as Refosco) – in the Best Single Varietal red category. With 95 out of 100 points, Veranda “Istrian” was one of only 31 wines to receive the top tier Platinum – Best in Show prize!


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Wines of Croatia News Round-Up: 03 Oct. – 09 Oct. 2011


Compiled by Cliff Rames, 09 October 2011


In case you missed anything, here is a round-up of the past week’s links to the news articles, blog posts and videos that highlighted Croatia, its wine or wine culture. This feature will be published every Sunday. Cheers!


1) Real Time Wine: 2009 Peljesac Plavac Mali (Wine Review)

September 24, 2011 (retroactive inclusion)




2) Istriaficionado: Saints Hills Winery Wins Prestigious Pentawards Award for Their Label Design

October 4, 2011




3) Vinologue: Anthony Bourdain Heads to Croatia

October 6, 2011




4) Travelling Corkscrew: The House of Croatian Wines Zagreb

October 9, 2011


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