Regions of Croatia

Croatian Uplands

Located in the north of the country, the Croatian Uplands are undoubtedly the coolest of Croatia’s four key wine regions. The area has earned a reputation for producing crisp white wines from international and regionally important varieties like Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc. Important sub zones include Medimurje, Zagorje, Moslavina, and Plešivica.

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Istria and Kvarner

Located in the far west of Croatia, Istria is a fiercely independent region known predominantly for the cultivation of Teran and the white Malvazija Istarska. Although production is centred around a few large wineries there is a healthy scene of small boutique wineries and the region has a rapidly improving reputation for making exciting wines.

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