Croatia’s 2014 Dalmacija Wine Expo: Three Things I Learned

Sensory overload with good drops of Croatian wines – gotta love it!

Uncorking Croatia

By Cliff Rames © 2014

Sensory overload. That is how I would describe any one of my whirlwind visits to Croatia.

I mean it in a positive way. The country is simply brimming with vinous, culinary and natural delights. Gnarly old grapevines improbably clinging to sun baked seaside slopes. Nearly 1,200 islands sprinkled like seashells on the impossibly blue Adriatic. Countless villages and hamlets of seminal charm nestled in coves and on mountainsides. Fresh caught seafood and farm-to-table produce so succulent and cooked to perfection. The warm faces of family, old friends and new acquaintances (and an occasional donkey).  Swoon-worthy views and secret spots where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature that – to this New York City boy – are so intimate, pure and wonderful.

Dingač (Photo © Cliff Rames) Dingač (Photo © Cliff Rames)

And then there is the wine. Indigenous grapes, local producers. Most of it delicious and distinct…

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Comments

  1. This made me thirsty….lol. Lovely post.

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  2. Right Here, Right Now and loving it

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  3. Thank you for visiting ! 🙂

    Regards,
    Aliosa.

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  4. Hi Inavukic, Very nice photo, article and I liked the music video thanks for sharing!
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