It’s all about good wine !

World-renowned wine experts , journalists and travel writers , the duo Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen , better known as the World Wine Guys enjoyed the delights of Istria and discover their impressions . Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen were guests at this year’s 24th Croatia Open in Umag , and the text of their visit was published by Huffington Post.

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The article , entitled Inspired by Istria: Visiting Istrian Wine Country , among others, praised Istrian cultural monuments , history , gastronomy and wine.

Istra is surrounded by sea, so it’s no surprise by their seafood in the kitchen , and we were particularly surprised by homemade pasta in all shapes and sizes . Those who are for the first time in Istria , will be surprised by quality of local wines , especially Istrian Malvasia and Teran , ” stated world-renowned experts in wine.

roxanich-istria-wineWhile proposing that the best time to visit Istria is from April to October and allocate the Motovun film festival and the Pula Film Festival , point out that their favorite month to travel to Istria is October because the harvest of grapes and all the winery produces new wine . In the article stated that the recommend winery is Trapani in Sišan, Roxanich in Nova Vas and winery Matošević in Krunčići .

The recommended restaurant when visiting Istria are the restaurant Peperoni in Porec , Bodulka in Šišan and the Wine Vault in Rovinj in the Hotel Monte Mulini . From proposing hotels in Istria they are proposing hotels Melia Coral in Umag , San Rocco in Brtoniga and Villa Meneghetti .

Welcome to the county of good wine – Istria county in Croatia.

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