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Gnam - gnam fest: Istria on a Plate

  • 09Sep
Istria on a Plate is the fourth in a series of gourmet events, part of this year’s Novigrad Gourmet Festival, which begins in late April and runs through to October. Each of these events focuses on one aspect of the local cuisine and this one is dedicated to Istrian dishes, both from its coastal and interior regions...

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Event Location: Novigrad Episcopate Park, Novigrad

The Holiday of Grapes

  • 16Sep
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  • 18Sep
Buje is a place of fertile fields and vineyards. It has a one-hundred year old tradition of celebrating and giving thanks for the produce of its land. In early times, the festival symbolically marked the start of the grape-harvesting season. Today, it is a prominent and well-known celebration with a variety of programmes, numerous games, tasting sessions, music and dance. Local farming traditions are manifested in hundreds of ways during the festivities, while at the same time thanks is given for the soil’s fertility. Gathering in a ...

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Tags : Winemakers , Buje , Food & Wine , Gastronomic events

Event Location: Buje

Sole fish days

  • 15Oct
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  • 30Nov
Repeatedly, north-western Istria captivates guests with its intoxicating tastes and scents, hidden places and events. If you are spending time here during the autumn, take the opportunity of trying our wide range of dishes based on sole. This high quality white fish is locally called "švoj", hence the name of the event.

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Tags : Brtonigla , Food & Wine , Umag , Gastronomic events , Buje , Novigrad

Event Location: Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla, Buje

The Chestnut Fair or Kestenijada

  • 16Oct
In October in Oprtalj all is about one fruit - chestnut, which has an event dedicated to it, the Chestnut Fair or Kestenijada. The first event of its kind in Istria provides visitors with an opportunity to enjoy this typical autumn fruit that grows in the forests of Oprtalj. Roasted chestnuts, chestnut cakes, dishes with chestnut, chestnut honey, and young wine are offered all day, with the products of many local producers of agricultural products where one can taste and buy local products like garlic, honey, wine, olive oil, pasta...

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Tags : Entertainment , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine

Event Location: Oprtalj

Tuberfest - the Istrian truffle days

  • 22Oct
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  • 23Oct
Known as a supreme delicacy ever since the times of the Mesopotamian rulers, Roman emperors, the French court and the Austro - Hungarian monarchs, the truffle has always been and remains a prestigious gastronomic ingredient worldwide. In the heart of the Mirna river valley a hundred years ago a place called Livade has developed and since the beginning of the 20th century when in the valley of the Mirna river white truffles were discovered, this little place has become world famous as the center of the famous Istrian white truffle. In ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Truffles

Event Location: Livade

Mushroom days

  • 29Oct
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  • 30Oct
This year, following the end of a successful mushroom picking season, the eleventh manifestation dedicated to the autumn forest delicacy - mushroom will be held in Brtonigla. The traditional celebration of mushrooms "Mushroom days" will be organized by the Buje area mushroom pickers' association "Boletus" - Brtonigla branch, in cooperation with the Brtonigla Tourist Board and the Municipality of Brtonigla. Interesting and educational workshops and lectures will be held to familiarize the visitors with the world of mushrooms and ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Gastronomic events , Brtonigla

Event Location: Brtonigla

Martinje - Feast Day of St. Martin

  • 11Nov
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  • 13Nov
Each November, when the sweet juice of new wine is born, the town of Momjan celebrates the Feast Day of St. Martin, its patron saint. European traditions consider this Catholic saint to be the patron saint of vintners and wine growers and, in many countries, new wine is “baptised” on this very day. Momjan, a small historical town north of Buje, is no exception. It is well known among wine and vine authorities.

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Tags : Winemakers , Buje , Food & Wine , Gastronomic events

Event Location: Momjan, Buje

Days of Momjan Muscat and Truffles

  • 13Nov
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  • 30Nov
Autumn brings plenty of gourmet manifestations in Northwest Istria. One of them will take place in Momjan on the occasion of St. Martin's Day (locally known as Martinje). Local winemakers and caterers will offer menus combining white truffle and Momjan Muscat as the Momjan Muscat and Truffle Days take place from 13 - 30 November 2016.

Days of Adriatic squid

  • 01Dec
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  • 08Jan
That the domestic squid really is a truly delicious morsel, gourmets shall be persuaded durnig the Days od adriatic squid that will take place from the December 1st 2016. until January 8th 2017. all over the restaurants on North-west Istria. They will, in specified period, at affordable prices, offer full course menus based on adriatic squid, all in combination with local wines i olive oils of highest quality.

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Tags : Brtonigla , Food & Wine , Umag , Gastronomic events , Buje , Novigrad

Event Location: Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla, Buje

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