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Gastronomic events in Istria

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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

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

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 : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Umag

Event Location: Trg svetog Martina

Tomato Days

  • 30Jul
The beginning of the main tomato harvest in Istria in early August also signifies the beginning of the Tomato Days in Umag. This gastronomic event is dedicated to favourite seasonal summer vegetable, it is unique in Croatia and it offers you a chance to taste the tomato in various combinations. At the main square in Umag, along the entertaining programmes, you can also taste the dishes based on this vegetable, the real source of health and vitality. It is mostly šalša, the popular tomato sauce, with various types of pasta, which is the ...

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Umag

Event Location: Trg slobode, Umag

St. Pelagius Celebration

  • 27Aug
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  • 30Aug
Every year Novigrad organises a festival in the name of its patron saint, St. Pelagije, a festival which is very well known and is considered a must-attend event. This city festivity will offer various cultural, entertaining and sport events during a couple of days. Central and most important part of the celebration will be from August 27 to 30th, full of music and entertaining events such as concerts, dances, sports competitions and the traditional fireworks at the end.

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Tags : Entertainment , Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Novigrad

The Holiday of Grapes

  • 18Sep
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  • 20Sep
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 : Buje , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Winemakers

Event Location: Buje

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