Food & Drink Experiences from Dubrovnik

Private & Small Group Tours

About Food & Drink Experiences from Dubrovnik

Summary

A Selection of private guided food & drink experiences to pre-book in the Dubrovnik area.

Activity code: DBFD01

❖ Crvik Winery (Konavle area)
According to the Dubrovnik Archives, the Crvik Family has been living in Konavle since 1500. The family has been
growing grapevines for several centuries, but it has been producing wine for more than 100 years - more specifically since 1897, when the first generation of Andro's family winemakers and grandfather Andro built his own wine cellar. The winery is located in Konavle, a green oasis not far from Dubrovnik, in the picturesque village of Komaji located in a forest on the hills between Konavle Field on one side and the sea on the other. Within the village are small karst fields 100-500 meters wide, extending from Cavtat to Vitaljina, known as Konavle's "redness".
1. Wine tasting – Price per person: £ 19
Includes: four types of wine, sightseeing of museums, wineries and vineyards, description of wine production
2. Wine tasting with light snack – price per person: £ 26
Aperitif, prosecco or herbs and figs, sightseeing of museums, wineries and vineyards, description of winemaking in Croatia and the region, expert guided tasting, four types of wine with description of production. Domestic cheese, homemade bread, olives
3. Wine tasting with cold platter – price per person £ 32
Aperitif, prosecco or herbs and figs, sightseeing of museums, wineries and vineyards, description of winemaking in Croatia and the region, expert guided tasting, four types of wine with description of production. Domestic cheese, homemade bread, olives. Homemade cheese, homemade bread, prosciutto, seasonal salad, fruit or cake.

❖ Tale of Silk (Konavle area)
Konavle has for centuries been renowned for the production of silk yarn, where it was used for the decoration of male and notably female national costumes, one of the most important aspects of tradition, beauty and cultural heritage of this region. Silk production in Konavle has successfully resisted the challenges of the global industrialism in the 18th and 19th centuries, and has revived, nowadays, as a family tradition in several households in this area. We invite you to visit and take part in this ancient craft of producing the silk threads in the most traditional manner - from a cocoon to silk.
Includes: silk production demonstration
Price: £ 49 pp

❖ Olive Oil Presentation & Degustation (between Dubrovnik & Ston)
Visit this authentic family owned olive mill and press dating back to the 18th century. Witness the demonstration of olive milling and press process followed by olive oil tasting and locally produced vegetables served on the family’s terrace. Make sure to awake your senses to absorb the garden's aromas and scents - from mint, to peppers, figs and Melissa plants.
Includes: Olive oil presentation and tasting in Orasac
Price: £ 6.50 per person

❖ Wine tasting at Korta Katarina Winery (Orebic, Pelješac Peninsula)
The Korta Katarina (KK) Winery and Villa Katarina are a wine lovers dream. Located in the small coastal town of
Orebić, KK is the first local venue of its kind in Southern Croatia. The KK winery, wine bar, Villa Katarina (Grand
Opening May 2017) and vineyards are perched on the edge of the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea and provide breath-taking views of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast. Considered one of the most stunning coastlines in the world, the Dalmatian Coasts Dingač and Postup regions of the Pelješac Peninsula and the region of Cara, on the Island of Korčula, produce Korta Katarina's award-winning wines. Tour through the winery includes the story of Korta Katarina winery and founders, Lee and Penny Anderson; visit of production area of the winery including the process of wine-making through all its phases and wine tasting followed by the story of the wines.
Includes: wine tasting of 3 premium wines and visit of Wine cellar (duration approx. 1 hour)
Price: £ 17 per person

❖ Wine tasting at Marlais Winery (Ponikve, Peljesac Peninsula)
In the small place Ponikve on the Pelješac peninsula, where sun, stone and the sea create the perfect home for Plavac mali, the small family winery Marlais is located. Symbolically connected with the French roots of the family name, close by runs Napoleon’s road built at the beginning of the 19th century. Deep underground, taking up a surface of 110 square meters, the family’s wine cellar is located, holding the secrets of making top-quality wines of divine taste and exquisite aromas. Located in the upper part is the newly-opened, state-of-the-art tasting room where you can try their wines, homemade liqueurs and olive oil accompanied by an offer of traditional food. The Marlais family, which has distant French roots, settled on Pelješac at the beginning of the 17th century. The family’s ancestry certainly predisposes it towards the making of top-quality wine, or, colloquially said, “it is in their blood.”
Includes: wine tasting of 3 premium wines and visit of Wine cellar (duration approx. 1 hour)
Price: £ 4.50 per person

❖ Oyster Experience (Ston, Pelješac Peninsula)
Oyster experience is unique gastronomic attraction. Sailing in a boat you will enjoy the untouched natural beauty of the protected eco system of Mali Ston bay, along with the sun and the sea in which many small islets "are bathing" and where Šare family has grown oysters for generations and since 1980, has run their family restaurant Bota Šare. The entire experience also has an educational character since they gladly share their knowledge and experience about the process of cultivating oysters. You will learn how to gather oysters and open them in the midst of an oyster farm. At the end you will enjoy in tasting of world – famous oysters, just taken out of the sea, on floating dock surrounded by oyster beds.
Includes: English speaking guide, welcoming guests at seafront in Mali Ston, welcome drink (traditional brandy) & traditional homemade sweets (sugared orange peel and sugared almond), sailing across Mali Ston bay to oyster
farm, boarding on the floating dock that we gladly call "floating bar", story and presentation of cultivating oysters and its history, tasting world most famous oysters and mussel with a glass of wine & water (tasting includes 2 oysters and 1 mussel) - duration approx. 45 mins
Price: £ 44 per person (minimum 2 pax)

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