Istria Gourmet Festival in its third edition

Istria Gourmet Festival is in its third edition this year. And it’s a treat just like the previous two: this year we’ve got more of the taste, the smell and the feel of what Istria has to offer in a sense of wine, food, olive oil and the gourmet lifestyle… This year there are a…

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Vinistra 2012 – the fun, the wine, the gourmet & the good life

Istria’s oldest and most important wine fair Vinistra was this year in its 19th edition. Vinista is of course all about the wine: the Istrian pride & joy Malvasia Istriana and Teran and many other varieties… Vinistra is all about the fun, the gourmet – oh, and we’ve had a treat this year and the…

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Vinistra 2012 on wine branding, Wine portfolio Jody Ness and 1 star Michelin chef Christopher Naylor cook for the gourmet crowd

During the weekend of May 11-13, Vinistra will feature the traditional wine exhibition taking place at the Zatika sports center in Porec (the main floor), the gourmet events with chefs from Istria and abroad presenting their cuisine (the upper floor of the sports center). There are, of course, panel discussions for wine professionals and tasting…

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Vinistra sets standards for branding Istria and Croatia as wine and gourmet destinations

It’s the beginning of May when Vinistra, the most important wine & gourmet event of Istria, sets the stage for promoting, educating and establishing high quality standards for wine growing and wine production in the region. This year it’s the 19th year that Vinistra, the association of wine growers and wine makers of Istria, takes…

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Anthony Bourdain of No reservations says Croatia and Istria are the next big thing when it comes to wine and food

Anthony Bourdain is a very blunt guy. He doesn’t really look like someone you can f*** around with when it comes to world-wide eating and wine drinking. So when he says on his globe trotting No reservations show „Holly s***! That’s good!“ you gotta take him seriously. He knows his food and his palate (he’s…

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