The 6th Days of Pošip last on the island of Korčula

first_imgOn Saturday, in Smokvica on the island of Korčula, the 6th Days of Pošip were officially opened – an event that lasts 9 days and consists of the Open Day of wineries and the final evening, the Night of Wine.The Days of Pošip event is organized by TZO Smokvica, TZG Korčula, Municipality of Smokvica, City of Korčula, Hotel Aminess Lume from Brno and 13 wineries, producers of Pošip from Smokvica and Čara. The goal of the event is the additional branding of Pošip and the offer of this area, not only in Croatia, but also to show tourists the richness of the wine offer that the island and Smokvica and Čara have.This year’s, sixth in a row, Days of Pošip, began on Saturday with a grand opening, and continues with the Open Days of wineries, which last until Saturday, July 30. During this period, visitors can visit 8 wineries and enjoy the best of Pošip. The final Night of Wine will be held on 31.7. in the bay Zavalatica, where 13 winemakers, producers of Pošip, from Smokvica and Čara will present their wines. During the Open Day, the wineries offer leaflets with a list of wineries and branded tasting glasses with which guests can visit all open wineries.The tradition of viticulture and winemaking on the island of Korcula, and especially in Smokvica and Cara, dates back to the 4th century BC, from the time of the ancient Greeks. The development of viticultural production has taken place on the island through the centuries, and the result is high quality wines, primarily Pošip – one of the best Croatian white wines. Field work and wine production in Smokvica and Čari have always been a tradition and way of life of the local population, as evidenced by numerous pieces of evidence and endless areas of Smokvica and Čara vineyards. Today, these places boast top quality wines, widely known in Croatia and the world.Let’s sell Croatian and autochthonous wines to our tourists, not foreign wines that they have at home or can buy in supermarkets. They want to get to know and taste the local and indigenous we just have to offer it to them.last_img

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