Međimurje-Zagorjes Wine Route

Over a summer, two travelers drink their way through the wines of Mediterranean Europe The Međimurje Wine Route After spending several weeks exploring the wines and wineries of the Croatian coast of Dalmatia, we were headed towards Slovenia. However, while in Zagreb for a couple of days, we were advised to check out the Wine Route of the little region of Međimurje, about an hour north of Zagreb in the area bordering Slovenia and Hungary. Once there we didn’t regret the detour, for it was one of the loveliest spots in the interior of Croatia that we’ve seen. In this extremely green area, even in summer vineyards are sparkling and verdant on the slopes of the gently rolling hills that cover the land. In between grape vines there are dots of traditional family houses for those who are still here, making the wine. Although obviously not as touristic or popular as the Wine Routes on the coastal areas, we found Međimurje’s Wine Road to be surprisingly well-developed and organized. Not only were we handed several brochures and maps of the main twenty something wineries that are part of the route, but we also saw plenty of road signs showing the … Continue reading Međimurje-Zagorjes Wine Route