Istria Sights

Vina Dešković

  • Kostanjica 58 Map It
  • Grožnjan
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Published 01/14/2016

Fodor's Review

For a bit of wine tasting with Istrian prosciutto and similar hearty fare to accompany the elixir, stop by this house-cum–wine cellar on a lonely country road about 10 minutes outside Grožnjan by car. You can get not only a tasty selection of five Istrian wines—for example, malvazija among the whites and teran among the reds—but also a selection of hearty snacks from its simple menu and even a breathtaking view of the tiny village of Kostanjica several hundred yards away. Though the friendly family members here speak little English, communication need not be a barrier to a pleasant experience; you need to be able to say little more than "vino" and "prosciutto." Figure on at least 120 Kn per person for a full meal and a glass of wine. Since finding your way there through the hills outside Grožnjan is much easier said than done, do check with the town's tourist-information office for directions here and/or to similar wine-tasting opportunities nearby. Call in advance to arrange a visit.

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Kostanjica 58, Grožnjan, Istarska, 52429, Croatia

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052-776–315; 052-776–316; 098-197–7985

Published 01/14/2016


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