Enjoy excellent food and wine during this year's Istria Gourmet Festival! Besides excellent tennis and music, the ATP Croatia Open’s programme which takes place in Umag once again this year includes the accompanying oenology and gastronomy festival. Within a series of dynamic events under the common name Istria Gourmet Festival
, the organizers will, during the tournament, present the aces of north-western Istria with regard to the excellent food and wine.
Istria Gourmet Festival
is held within three thematic units. Under the name Naša kužina (Our cuisine), three of the best north-western Istrian restaurants, in collaboration with wine and olive producers from this area, will each day prepare Istrian specialties for visitors of the ATP. The Istria Gourmet Restaurant
will offer dinners and tastings for journalists and guests, whilst the Vinistra
Istrian Wine Producers Association will organize thematic meetings with regard to wine culture.
(Our cuisine) will be proudly presented by those restaurants included amongst the best Istrian restaurants in the Istra Gourmet 2011 guide. Besides the Nono tavern, the Buščina tavern will be here - holder of the TOP tavern sign as well as of the IQ sign for Istrian quality which was assigned for the first time this year. As well as these, the San Rocco Gourmet Restaurant besides the signs TOP and IQ, also won acknowledgments from world famous guide books and is a member of the Jeunes Restorateurs d’Europe and holder of numerous awards whilst Gault Millau awarded it 15 points and 2 chef’s hats for 2011.