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Wine cellars Open doors Day

  • 27May
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 ...

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

Event Location: Wine road of the Buje area

An Evening of Jacobs' Scallops in Novigrad

  • 01Jun
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 , Home Page , Novigrad

Event Location: Mandrač, Novigrad

In the kingdom of Muškat wine

  • 20Jul
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 ninth 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 the ...

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

Event Location: Momjan, Buje

Gnam-Gnam Fest: Sardine pilchard fest

  • 07Sep
The fourth 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 ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Gastronomic events , Novigrad

Event Location: Veliki trg, Novigrad

The Holiday of Grapes

  • 14Sep
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  • 16Sep
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 : Food & Wine , Gastronomic events , Buje , Winemakers

Event Location: Buje

Wine & walk by the sea

  • 29Sep
We invite you to kick off autumn in Istria in the best possible way: walking and tasting Istrian wines. We promise you will be thrilled by the autumn colours and the fruits of the vineyards of northwestern Istria. Don’t miss Wine & Walk by the Sea in Novigrad!

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Novigrad

Event Location: Novigrad

Sole fish days

  • 12Oct
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  • 18Nov
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.

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

Event Location: Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla, Buje

Mushroom days

  • 27Oct
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  • 28Oct
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 ...

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Tags : Food & Wine , Home Page , Gastronomic events , Brtonigla

Event Location: Brtonigla

Gnam - gnam fest: Istria on a Plate

  • 28Oct
Istria on a Plate is the fifth in a series of gourmet events, part of this year’s Novigrad Gourmet Festival, which begins in late April and runs through to October. Each of these events focuses on one aspect of the local cuisine and this one is dedicated to Istrian dishes, both from its coastal and interior regions.

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Novigrad

Event Location: Novigrad Episcopate Park, Novigrad

Martinje - Feast Day of St. Martin

  • 09Nov
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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.

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

Event Location: Momjan, Buje

Days of Adriatic squid

  • 01Dec
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  • 06Jan
That the domestic squid really is a truly delicious morsel, gourmets shall be persuaded durnig the Days of adriatic squid that will take place from the December 1st 2018. until January 6th 2019. all over the restaurants on North-west Istria. They will, in specified period, at affordable prices, offer full course menus based on adriatic squid, all in combination with local wines i olive oils of highest quality.

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

Event Location: Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla, Buje

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