Embrace the Croatian wine-making tradition, and attend the merriest festival of the kind in Croatia. Vinodar promotes local wine scene in Croatian city of Daruvar, and gathers influential brands and respected individuals on a lovely event full of music, thrill and laughter.
Good wine connoisseurs knows that Daruvar is known for its excellent varieties of grapes and quality wines. Vineyard farming in this area has a centuries-old tradition and a rich history, because the gentle, sunny slopes of Papuk provide ideal conditions for grape growing and winemaking. A diatret glass goblet for wine – an imperial crown cup named “Vas diatretum Daruvarense” which was found in 1789 in the Roman forest, testifies that Daruvar is known for its wine.
Daruvar’s wine road consists of of seven different points and starts from the town center. With its shape and purpose, it connects the remotest points of the Daruvar wine road. On one side, there are points which are located in Daruvar vineyards: the Winery Lotada, which offers wine tasting with an enologist and bottles of wine packed in gift packs, and the family estate Voborski, which is located in Vrbovac and offers wine tasting in an old stone fort built in 1960 – a viewpoint in the middle of vineyards. On the other side, the wine road links the ethno estate Kovačević, which is decorated in the style of Slavonian vintners and provides the services of rural tourism, with the central part of the road.
On the central part of the road, You can find the Tavern “Queen” – a restaurant that offers local and Czech specialties and Daruvar wine; the mini dairy “Biogal” which, with their quality cheeses, complements the story about wine; and two points of Badel 1862 d.d. – Winery Daruvar – one point is in the basement of the castle Jankovich which thr Winery Daruvar turned into a representative wine tasting premises.
Learn more about Vinodar on Daruvar’s official tourist board website.