after conference excursion: Pelješac wine tour
Come and join us on this full day tour starting at 09:00 a.m.
on 25 May 2012 in front ot the Croatia Hotel
(optional – not included in conference fee)
Join us on this full day tour where you will have the unique opportunity to experience the tradition and quality of Croatian wine growing. The Pelješac peninsula has been known for its excellent wines since ancient times.
En route, we will make a few stops:
- In the picturesque town of Ston, we will visit famous salt farm. The Ston salt beds are the oldest in Europe. Today there are nine salt “pools” where sea water is drained are left to evaporate in the sun leaving only natural sea salt behind. Each of the pools is named after a saint and the salt works long history goes back to 1360 when the Republic of Dubrovnik created them. Salt was an extremely important and valuable commodity and the first production was strictly controlled.
- On our way we will visit one famous wine producer who will take you on a tour of his vineyards, wine cellars and introduce you to the wine production process. The Matuško cellars are known for the production of Dingač – the excellent red wine as well as Prošek – the sweet wine.
- On our way back we will stop at the Antunović family farm where we will have a lunch of typical home made food and drinks.
PRICE: € 67,00 per person (minimum 40 persons required)
(bus, guide, entrance fee, wine tasting and lunch – included)
Come and book your excursion no later than May 22 at the conference registration desk.