a full day of wine and great food visiting two of Croatia’s premier wineries followed by a delightful authentic lunch/dinner is spectacular setting
An island with a 2,400 year wine tradition, whose modern winemakers are becoming increasingly internationally recognised – exported as far away as California and served in 3-star Michelin restaurants in Holland. With our specialised local knowledge of both the terrain and personal relationships with each winemaker, your only challenge is to choose which of the outstanding winemakers to visit.
Here is a brief introduction to five of the very best Hvar winemakers on offer:
So much for the tasting, but that is just one part of your Hvar Wine Tours day. For to truly understand Hvar and its wines, it is important to hear the history, to visit the vineyards and olive groves, and a splendid lunch in one of the most attractive (and secret) olive groves on the island awaits, offering spectacular vistas over Hvar wine country and the Adriatic.
And all along the way, our expert wine guide – local, passionate – will slowly help you fall in love with the magic of Hvar and its incredible wines.
A flexible wine tour to suit your needs and tastes, choose from 2,3 or even all 5 of the winemakers described above, then sit back and relax as our expert guide escorts you through the olive groves, lavender fields and vineyards, which regaling you with 2,400 years of wine history in between tasting. To truly appreciate Hvar wine, it helps to enter the soul of the island. Please contact us fo advice on which wineries might best suit your needs.
An additional option is to visit a lesser known but high quality producer called Bojanic, whose vineyards on Hvar’s fabled south side steep slopes are considered by many to be the best terroir for Dalmatia’s champion red, Plavac Mali. Mr. Bojanic can conduct a personal tour of his vineyard, perform a waterfront open air tasting, as well as a short master class in the specifics of the vineyard, the Plavac Mali grape, and the tools and methods of production.
Your tour will start and end with personal collection from your yacht or accommodation by our experienced guide, who will be your personal assistant throughout the day, guiding you effortlessly from winery to winery while explaining more of the island’s rich heritage.
The full day tour includes lunch or dinner to compliment the wines of the day. Choose from a meal of Dalmatian specialities in an olive grove, abandoned village, luxury home in the village of Dol with an experienced chef, or food and wine pairing from winemaker and restaurateur Teo Huljic (see above).
We will pick you up at your hotel, villa, private accommodation, where your boat is moored or meet you at one of our four tour booths in Hvar Town. We will agree on this when the tour is booked.
Mornings between 10 – 12 Noon and afternoons 1 – 4PM. This tour can also be arranged at a time that is convenient for you, so please ask us what your unique requirements are and we will be happy to get back to you with the particulars and our price.
We will end this tour where you wish – at the marina, your hotel, villa or private accommodation. Just let us know
This is a full day program, 6 – 8 hours
- 205 EUR per person for 1 – 4 pax – per whole tour
- 185 EUR per person for 5 – 12 pax – per whole tour.
Program as described, the tour of the vineyard area from Hvar – Stari Grad – Jelsa (area with wineries), choice of two top Croatian and Hvar winemakers between above proposed, english speaking chauffeur/ guide, air con comfortable car/ shuttle, water refreshment, traditional culinary experience of a three course lunch or dinner with the wine and water included, return transfer to your hotel/ villa/ yacht.
Gratuities to guides and items purchased for personal use.
Gastronomy, history and culture, for individuals, couples and families.
Toyota Land Cruiser or Mitsubishi Pajero – both 4WD vehicles.