Tasting at Škaulj Winery 2018

skaulj012Tasting great wines at Zadar regions prime tasting cellar of Škaulj in Nadin.

Benkovac Wine Tasting

Benkovac-Tasting-001Earlier this spring we had a pleasure to show our hospitality to several quite interesting guests from USA. Mr. Frank Dietrich, joined by his staff, wine writer Marcy Gordon and Zdravko and Marion Podolski of GoHvar blog all joined us at a very special little tasting in Benkovac.

St . Vincent’s Day in Imotski

Thanks to wine cellar Grabovac near Imotski, St. Vincent’s has become one of the most important dates of a winter calendar for winemakers in this part of Dalmatia. It is celebrated on the 22nd of January and it is more connected with traditions of continental Croatia but, for the past 9 years, it has been…

Best Restaurants in Croatia – Plavi podrum in Volsko, Opatija

Although I am mostly oriented towards Dalmatia and bringing travelers to  Zadar and south, I also try to push them to other beautiful and exceptional places in the country. Of course, great food is a must for every serious traveler as they rely on my recommendations. One of the places I have been recommending for…

Archaeology tour of North Dalmatia

North Dalmatia offers a wealth of truly spectacular archaeological sites mostly unknown to the general public. From the immense riches of thousands of years of continuous living on Bribirska glavica hill, to mysterious rock on top of Ostrovica and all the way to Vrana, in less than 50 km! Without even mentioning at least 5…

Best Restaurants of Croatia – Šopot

Looong overdue, here comes a post on one of the greatest places serving traditional food. “Šopot” restaurant, located in Šopot near Benkovac is one of the best traditional restaurants in the region. Well worth you turning right when coming off the highway and heading towards Biograd. It is easy to reach and your only worry…

Boskinac – what sweet dreams are made of

Boskinac again! I have been invited by Boris for a small gathering of some important and influential people this past Tuesday. I, in no way, belong there but Boris wanted me to meet them and I was particularly intrigued by the wine pairing menu so I decided to attend. Although quite busy with upcoming programs…

Villa Rosina Restaurant – Split

Fifty years after it was closed down, Villa Rosina finally opened it’s doors as one of the Split’s latest restaurants. The location: Bacvice beach, the view: million dollars, the restaurant: long way to go… First, the location and this classical building soon-to-be a boutique-hotel are simply the best in Split. The spacious garden, fairly private…

Wine bar in Split – Klub gurmana i hedonista

Split has had several wine bars opened in the past few years but all with limited success. Not sure if it was for poor advertising, lack of real enthusiasm behind it or maybe something else, but it never really worked out: there was never a place that would make one go back and learn about…