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Gastronomic events in Istria

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Days of asparagus in Istria

  • 23Mar
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  • 15May
During March, April and May the ninth Days of Istrian Asparagus will give true "asparagus lovers" an opportunity to relish in imaginative, delicious and fragrant delicacies made from Istrian wild asparagus, ranging from the renowned "fritaja" (omelettes), soups, homemade pastas and risottos to ingenious combinations with meat and fish and scrumptious desserts.

San Rocco spring packages

  • 01Apr
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  • 01Jun
Family boutique hotel San Rocco is situated in Brtonigla, a typical Istrian hill town, known as the “town of wine”. Our guests can expect a luxurious rural pastoral in the green inland of Istria, as regularly reaffirmed by the Fernetich family with rewards for the best small family hotel on the Adriatic. Although wellness San Rocco offers tailored, weekend or seven-day arrangements, you can also choose to spend here a single afternoon after a hard day. The superior offer of our gourmet restaurant recommended by the global gastronomic ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Brtonigla

Event Location: San Rocco

Gnam-Gnam Festival: Asparagus day

  • 02May
Asparagus is one of the most appreciated wild plant varieties growing in Istria, picked from mid March to late April. Since it grows in less accessible places, often protected by thorny bushes, its picking requires eye of a hawk, iron will and not being afraid of an occasional scratch. Asparagus is a well-known keeper of health and in terms of nutrition, an excellently balanced foodstuff. We needn't neglect the fact that this wonderful plant has been considered an aphrodisiac from times immemorial due to its high vitamin E content, ...

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Veliki trg, Novigrad

Istria Wine and Walk

  • 16May
We invite all wine and nature enthusiasts to come and enjoy an 11 km long inspiring walk, meet 8 first-class Istrian winemakers, 7 local producers and caterers and delight in 7 tasting stops. Join us and don't forget to bring your camera and take the award-winning photo of the 1st Istria Wine & Walk!

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Tags : Winemakers , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine

Event Location: Buje

Gnam-Gnam Fest: Sardine pilchard fest

  • 23May
Every year Novigrad prepares a series of themed culinary events under the common denominator - GnamGnam. The name probably doesn't require any further explanation, since everyone knows what is hidden behind this subtle onomatopoeia - something very delicious! In May this will be omega-3 rich bluefish and their most well-known representative - the PILCHARD. Incredibly healthy, nutritious, tasty and affordable, pilchards have fed generations of Mediterranean families, and they now return to the table in a number of imaginative ...

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Veliki trg, Novigrad

An Evening of Jacobs' Scallops in Novigrad

  • 05Jun
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  • 06Jun
The gastronomic manifestation celebrating scallops as well as other shellfish and seafood, promoting Novigrad as an important gastronomic destination with specific gastronomic specialties. The Novigrad scallop which, according to many, is the best in the world, definitely belongs to this group. The programme will take place in the town harbour, the so called Mandrač, and the offer of dishes with scallop and other shellfish at symbolic prices will be spread over a several dozen meters long table along Mandrač. The offer will include ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Mandrač, Novigrad

Gnam-Gnam Fest

  • 03Jul
Novigrad Tourist Board once again organises the famous gourmet festival under the suggestive title - Gnam Gnam Fest. It is a gourmet festival that brings together a total of ten events, starting in late April and lasting all the way to October. Each of the individual events is dedicated to one of the culinary specialties of the region. The culinary theme of late April or early May (this year on 3 May) is the wild asparagus, in mid-May (17 May) it is the sardine or oily fish in general, while the first weekend in June (6 and 7 June) ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Veliki trg, Novigrad

In the kingdom of Muškat wine

  • 03Jul
Enological and cultural manifestation "In the empire of Muscat" will be held at a picturesque location in the vicinity of the medieval Momiano castle for the sixth time. Momjanski Muškat is a dry, sweet wine of a deep golden colour with an aroma reminiscent of wild carnations, roses and sage. Over the centuries, it has created its kingdom on the hills surrounding Momjan, a picturesque village near Buje. The tasting of this typically Istrian wine is a special pleasure and its fans will get an opportunity to taste Muscats presented by ...

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

Event Location: Momjan, Buje

Karigador Fish Fest

  • 16Jul
Imagine a relaxing summer evening besides the sea with good company, the aroma of fresh fish on the grill and the sound of the accordion. Pay a visit to the Karigador Fish Fest on 16th July and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere.

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Tags : Brtonigla , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine

Event Location: Karigador

International Festival of Antique Sepomaia viva

  • 27Jul
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  • 28Jul
Popular among the inhabitants and the guests, the historic festival Sepomaia viva invites some ancient times when Istria was ruled by the Romans. White wine was drunk with honey, and rose petals were added to the red one. The life flourished in the rustic villas around the present-day Umag, and the standard of beauty and cuisine were different than today. That was between the 1st and the 4th c. AD, in the times when a part of the north-western part of Istrian coast near Umag was known under the name of Sepomaia.

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Tags : Umag , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine

Event Location: Trg svetog Martina

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