To capture the essence of Hvar you have to use all your senses. Pick two wineries on your own or let us suggest you the best match and enjoy yourselves for a whole day with beautiful scenery and excellent Hvar wines. Wine tour starts with a relaxing and informative ride through amazing landscapes of Hvar which brings us to the central part of the island that contains one of the most important wine regions on the island. As we end the devastation we will visit charming village Grablje and enjoy a wonderful traditional meal in a tavern.
Appetizer: a plate of prosciutto, cheese and some anchovies, fresh bread
Main dish: Traditional Dalmatian ‘Peka’- lamb meat with potatoes
Desert: roasted almonds coated with sugar
Beverages: wine, water, brandy
Our full day wine tour includes transfer around island, two winery visit ( 3-4 course of wine), English speaking driver, air conditioned van, water refreshment, traditional Mediterranean three course lunch/dinner including wine, water and local homemade brandy.
Wineries to visit:
Tomić winery produces around 130 000 - 150 000 bottles per year, on about 10 hectares of his own vineyards. Apart of Plavac mali and Prošek they make Beleca white wine and Opolo rose. Wine cellar " Triklinij", which is filled with barrels of barrique and carved in stone just like in Diocletian's basements
Duboković wine cellar is situated in traditional Dalmatian "konoba" in Jelsa which is over 70 years old. One of his co-operative vineyards is located at an altitude of 530m near the Hvar's St. Nicolas peak and is over 90 years old (autochthonous wine variety called "Darnekuša"). Apart from wines you can also taste a wide variety of aromatized olive oils.
Plenković winery - Mr. Zlatan Plenković has succeeded to become one of the best selling winemakers, which wasn’t an overnight process. The jewel in the crown of his path is Croatian wine knight title he had earned in 2009. He was the creator of first Gran Cru in Croatia and his Pošip has won the prestigious Decanter Best Regional White Wine.
Carić vinery is located in Vrboska, a small picturesque town most commonly called “Little Venice”. Carić family has been involved with vineyards for as long as they can remember. Apart from purchasing a small amount of grapes from local growers, they have 5 ha of their own vineyards in a number of different winegrowing areas (between Jelsa and Stari Grad and on the south side of Hvar). They produce autochthonous sorts such as plavac mali, bogdanjuša, kuč, maraština darnekuša and pošip.
Price: 150 euro per person
Min. people: 2 persons