Gastronomic events in Istria
From 17 till 19 April 2020, Kaštel nearby Buje will host an already traditional gastronomic manifestation, Asparagus Festival, which is once again waiting for you with a handful of interesting things and pleasures based on wild asparagus.
This April, get ready for another unforgettable recreational wine event in Istria. We hereby invite you to Momjan, the home of Momjan Muscat wine, for the third Sweet Wine & Walk on 25 April 2020.
What to do on May 1st - Worker's Day?
We have an ideal proposal, to spend the day in nature in the Scarline Nature Park, located near Brtonigla.
Sport, nature and fun in nature, accompanied by gastronomy and musical entertainment.
The duration of the program is scheduled from 10 to 17 h.
This year's day-long picnic will be held on the broad green seafront meadow and under the shade of the pine woods at Karpinjan, featuring a variety of athletic and recreational, culinary and musical entertainment content for the Novigrad hosts and their dear guests.
On May 2-3, Krasica, a picturesque village in the vicinity of Buje, will host the 23rd "Oleum olivarum", one of the oldest olive oil fairs in Croatia. Over time, the manifestation developed into an international festival of olive oils participated in by scientific-research institutions, olive growers and olive oil manufacturers from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia.
We invite all wine and nature enthusiasts to mark 16 and 17 May on their calendars and register for the Istria Wine & Walk adventure through northwestern Istria. Get ready for an inspiring walk and meet superb Istrian winemakers, local producers and caterers at tasting stops.
The ideal date for a trip to the north-western Istria is the Day of Open Wine Cellars that has been traditionally held in the last summer in May throughout the world.
On that day, the wine makers open the gates of their realms wide open, and, from the morning until the evening, offer the best they have from their production - the superior Istrian wine, welcoming the streams of guests and wine-tasters with lots of stamina and attention.
Since there are numerous internationally recognized top-notch cellars in this small region of ...
The gastronomic manifestation celebrating scallops as well as other shellfish and seafood, promoting Novigrad as an important gastronomic destination with specific gastronomic specialties.
Enological and cultural manifestation "In the empire of Muscat" will be held at a picturesque location in the vicinity of the medieval Momiano castle.
Momjanski Muškat is a dry, sweet istrian 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 the Momiano ...
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 ...
This year, Novigrad, its citizens, and numerous guests will once again organise their traditional multi-day programme in honour of the town's patron saint, St. Pelagius, whose feast day is celebrated on 28 August.
The second in a series of gourmet events, which make up this year’s Novigrad Gourmet Festival Gnam-gnam Fest, is dedicated to the sardine and other oily fish.
It has long been known that oily fish, perhaps the most widely known of which is the sardine, are a very rich source of protein, unsaturated omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D and vitamins of the B group, making them a particularly healthy and desirable part of our diet. If you wish to reduce the level of cholesterol in your body, improve the elasticity of blood vessel walls and in ...
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.
Early autumn in Istria offers a one-of-a-kind walk by the sea with a glass of wine in the hand. If you wish to taste exquisite local wines and delicious Istrian food, join us on the Wine & Walk by the sea tour in Novigrad that attracts more and more people each year!
Northwestern Istria’s visitors looking for excellent food and drink from the region can enjoy a brand new open-air gourmet and wine event held at the Novigrad Fishermen’s Park, next to the old Mandrač harbour and in the harbour itself.
Join us in the common mushroom gathering for an interesting two-day program and enjoy the smells and flavours of nature.
Mushroom exhibition, tasting of mushroom dishes, entertainment program, and more…
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 raise the awareness of the importance of preservation, proper picking and identification of numerous mushroom varieties, as well as the relevance of mushrooms, especially in the ...
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.