Country Location: Croatia

caraLocated in the quaint village of Cara on the Dalmatian Island of Korcula, this small vineyard produces one of the most impressive white wines in Europe. The history of the Island of Korcula, the birthplace of the famous traveler, Marko Polo, goes back to Homeric times. The wine making tradition was brought to the Black Korkyra (as the Greeks used to call the island) by the Greeks over 3,000 years ago. Today this area produces the elite white wine of protected geographic origin.

caraKey Points. Pošip is a native autochtonic Dalmatian variety without proven foreign antecedents. Some oenologists indicate Pošip's possible relation to Furmint, the white grape most renowned for its contribution to the delicious wines of Hungary's Tokaj region. Extremely popular in Croatia, Marko Polo is becoming increasingly well known in Europe and is now available in the United States.


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