Wine Tours & Routes

Adventures Croatia

Adventures Croatia

Adventures Croatia is a tour company that designs itineraries based on interests, budget, and travel style. From the website: Seeing Croatia for the first time is a life changing experience. To visit time and again is to re-affirm life. Blessed with magnificent scenery and incredible history and enriched with folk traditions and delicious regional foods and wines, here is a region so divine that it has been named one of the best...

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Croatia: Istrian Wine Route

Croatia: Istrian Wine Route

Istria (Istra in Croatia) has traded hands a great many times over the centuries, but thankfully all of the governing bodies had one thing that they liked a great deal: wine. The predominant types are Terran (also called Refošk) and Malvazija. While both of these varietals are commonly grown in neighboring Slovenia and Italy, the Istrian winemakers have a fresh take on them that warrants a look. Toss in the fact that Istrian cuisine (with its massive use of truffles) is an...

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Croatia: Međimurje Wine Route

Croatia: Međimurje Wine Route

Up in the far northern chunk of Croatia, there sits the Međimurje region. It borders Slovenia as well as Hungary and is an area where wine has been produced for quite some time. The vast majority of what they produce are whites, although some reds can be found here and there. Because this area get so much less traffic than the extremely touristic coast of Croatia, it is very relaxed and winemakers are happy to great visitors. Most along the wine route have even built very nice tasting...

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Croatia, Slovenia, Southeast Europe: Savor The Experience Tours

Croatia, Slovenia, Southeast Europe: Savor The Experience Tours

Savor The Experience Tours take in the food, wine-making culture, culinary traditions and people of Slovenia, Croatia and Southeast Europe. Our tours showcase traditional regional and seasonal dishes and wine varietals unique to micro-regions while including many fantastic cultural, historic and scenic gems along the way. Most importantly, guests of Savor get unique insight into the wine makers, artisans and local food producers...

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Secret Dalmatia - Culinary Croatia Tours

Secret Dalmatia - Culinary Croatia Tours

As the founder and managing director of the of the travel company Secret Dalmatia, Alan Mandić is personally dedicated to the vision of bringing the hidden beauties of Croatia to every client. Alan has a deep connection to his country, so after finishing his university education at the New England School of Arts & Design in Boston, he decided to return to Croatia. The decision to found Secret Dalmatia followed an epiphany he had...

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Hungary: Villány-Siklós Wine Route

Hungary: Villány-Siklós Wine Route

The Villány-Siklós wine route claims to be the first one established in Hungary in 1994. Located in the southern most part of the country next to the border to Continental Croatia, it runs through one of Hungary's premier wine regions where some of the best Hungarian red wine is being produced today. Here you can see famous vineyards like Kopar and Jammertal in their full glory. Visit some of Hungary's top wine...

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Romania: Wine Tour

Romania: Wine Tour

Cultural Romtour is an Eastern Europe inbound Tour operator based in Bucharest, Romania. Their tours are unique and designed based on over 30 years’ experience, offering unique guided vacations in Romania, Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova, Serbia and Ukraine.

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Slocally Local Experiences

Slocally Local Experiences

Živjo. I am Vesna, a founder of Slocally (Slovenia Locally) and a licensed local tour guide for Brda, Vipava valley and Karst wine districts on the western part of Slovenia. Savvy local keen on walking through the vineyards, a foodie and a wine lover who will lead you through the tastes of gourmet local cuisine and numerous glasses of fine wines, a promotor of sustainable tourism, authentic local experiences and slow food travel philosophy in Slovenia. I customize your food and...

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Slovenia: Ultimate Wine Experience

Slovenia: Ultimate Wine Experience

The tour company Unique Slovenia provides custom designed tours based around detailed itineraries that will immerse you in the local culture. There really is no better escape than to get “ under the skin of Slovenia” and that is exactly what Unique Slovenia will help you to do.

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Winestronaut - Slovenia Wine Adventure

Winestronaut - Slovenia Wine Adventure

The Winestronauts are certificated local guides from Vipava Valley (Slovenia) doing wine tours. As wine and cuisine lovers, their mission is to promote the local winemakers in the Vipava Valley and surrounding wine districts like Goriška Brda and Karst. Their wine tours offer an authentic experience of local wine culture as well as a real opportunity to meet the winemaker and the family. They speak English and Italian.

Typical wine tour: - Pick up & drop...

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Slovenia: Wine Routes - Windows to the Slovenian Soul

Slovenia: Wine Routes - Windows to the Slovenian Soul

This article was published in SINFO by the Slovenian Government. Written by Darko Medved and illustrated with beautiful photographs by Robert Zajc it provides a good overview of the twenty wine roads leading through the main Slovenian wine regions. This is one of the few introductions to contemporary Slovenian wine culture available today. You can download the article here (2.5MB pdf document)

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Slovakia: Small Carpathian Wine Route

Slovakia: Small Carpathian Wine Route

Who would have thought that Slovakia (not to be confused with Slovenia) has wine growing regions. They are not well known outside the country since not much Slovakian wine is exported. But if you think about it, Slovakia shares its southern border with two established wine countries, Austria and Hungary. No wonder that you can find similar grape varietals on either side of the border. Except they have different names. What is Gruener Veltliner there is called Veltlínske zelené here, the...

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Taste Hungary

Taste Hungary

Taste Hungary was founded in 2008 by Carolyn and Gábor Bánfalvi. Travel has been a part of their lives together from the time they met working on a ship in the Caribbean. They share a special passion (and an appetite) for the food and wine of Central Europe, as well as the people, places, and stories that make this region so fascinating. After spending years researching and writing Carolyn’s culinary guidebooks to Hungary, they founded Taste Hungary with the intention of sharing their...

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Winetours Moldova - Wines worth the journey

Winetours Moldova - Wines worth the journey

Looking for a new amazing, genuine and memorable wine and food experience for your customers? Choose Moldova - an emergence of Europe’s least known, and most untouched destination. Moldova was voted by the “Lonely Planet” readers as the number one country “off the beaten path” in Europe.

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Serbia: Wine Routes

Serbia: Wine Routes

Just like its neighbors Croatia, Hungary, and Montenegro, Serbia has produced wine for many centuries. But little information was available about the current state of wine making in Serbia. Luckily the National Tourism Organization of Serbia has recently published a nicely illustrated and informative guide about the country's Wine Routes. You can

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Croatia: Zagreb Bites

Croatia: Zagreb Bites

Zagreb Bites: Making friend with Zagreb bite by bite. Walk, eat and drink your way through the vibrant city of Zagreb. Experience wine roads of Northwest Croatia up close and personal. WHAT? Food & drink tours in English language for small groups. WHERE? In the city of Zagreb and its surroundings. WHEN? Throughout the year, upon request. WHY? Because when in Zagreb, your palate wants to do as the Zagrebians do.

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