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Gastronomic events in Istria

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Gnam-Gnam Fest

  • 13Sep
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

The Holiday of Grapes

  • 19Sep
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  • 21Sep
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 : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Winemakers , Buje

Event Location: Buje

Sole fish days

  • 20Oct
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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. Lasting almost an entire month, the Sole Fish Days are not celebrated out in the open with music and many guests. Instead, this event takes place in the many restaurants and wine cellars of Umag, Novigrad, Buje and ...

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

Event Location: Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla, Buje

Mushroom days

  • 25Oct
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  • 26Oct
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 : Brtonigla , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine

Event Location: Brtonigla

Martinje - Feast Day of St. Martin

  • 08Nov
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  • 11Nov
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. Situated not far from the Slovenian border, Momjan is an oasis of sweet muscatel, the result of the synthesis of ideal soil and ...

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

Event Location: Momjan, Buje

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