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Wine and gastronomy

 

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...Millenary tradition and pleasures of life...

 

 
"Wine from the island of Issa in the Adriatic sea is better compared with others"
- Agatarhides 2nd ct. BC

Wine and wine grapes were the main motives on the coins of old "Issa" - the city state founded in 4th ct. BC on the teritory of today's Vis city.

grapesWine pots like skitoses and ampforas from the island's archeological sites are sill telling the story about "wine cult" of this ancient city. The wine story of the island of Vis will take you to locations where vineyards are growing since the antic time. We will visit special locations of featured familly wine cellars and vineyards all around the island.

Our wine tour leads through the islands inland to autentic vineyards of Vugava, Moli Plovac, under the chapel of St. Vid (protector of winemakers and winegrowers), and vineyards of the sandy side of the island. During the excursion we will make stops on the best sightseeing points from which you'll take pictures of special islands vineyards, olive fields, villages etc. We will introduce the island's vineyards and their specifics. During the gustation of the wines, liquers, shnaps and other island special products, you'll hear the stories and
anecdotes about the island millenium wine history.

Wine_tour_at_LipanovicOur final destination of the excursion is domestic agro-tourisam household with island's traditional gastronomic specialties, autentic wines, pleasant atmosphere and inexhaustible stories about the wine and winemaking tradition.

As a gift, you will recive a bottle of the island's wine or grappa for memory of our tour.

In the time of harvest or as locals say "Jematva", we organize participation in picking grapes and traditional winemaking proces in a familly wine cellar.

 

On_wineyardsWELCOME


Possibility of creating the excursion based on your wishes: off road vehicle, cycling or hikking;

Duration: half day excursion/tailored;

Excursion price: 50.00 Euro, or 375.00 Kn pp;


cycling_wine_toursIncluded in the price: off road vehicle/bike (TREK) with equipment, two gustations, easy food from domestic delicacies, a guide, the gift bottle, insurance;

Not included in price: additional gustations (on request);

Start: Vis Special office or from location of your accommodation (on request).

Every group has s limited number of guests. Please make your booking in advance.