Above photo: Vineyard Bartulovic on Peljesac
Left Photo: Slopes of Peljesac above Trstenik where well known wine Plavac Mali is grown.
Peljesac wine is indeed considered to be among Croatia’s finest wine.
Postup wine - Postup is a premium wine since 1967. Sometime called younger brother of Dingac. It is produced from the indigenous Plavac Mali at the specific locations around Postup viillage as well as in Potomje. The wine is dark ruby colour, full-bodied, balanced flavour with a hint of bitterness. It fits good with red meat, game or grilled fish. It should be chilled to a temperature of 18 ° C.
Wineries on Peljesac
- Bartulovic Winery - Bartulovic Winery is located in the central part of Peljesac called the Peljesac parish, in the old picturesque village of Prizdrina. The Bartulovic property includes a winery and wine cellar.
- Grgić Winery - founded by Napa Valley winemaker Mike Grgich, a Croatian emigre, in 1958. Grgich, who earned international fame as the winemaker at Calistoga’s Chateau Montelena, founded his own Grgich Hills winery in Rutherford in 1971. Red wine Plavac Mali is famous produce of this winery.
- Matusko Winery – located in Potomje
- Other winaries
- Rainy Day among Peljesac Vineyards - photo blog + some vine groves above Kuciste
- Peljesac Wine Roads – Peljesac got a new wine society called “Pelješki vinski puti“, which translates as Peljesac Wine Roads.The society’s aim is to improve communication between Peljesac wine producers, as well as offering Peljesac’s visitors a chance to get to know the local wine production… read more
- Museum of Wine in Putnikovici on Peljesac
- More articles about wines on Peljesac
- Recommended book that coves wines of Peljesac is ‘Enotourism Guides: Dalmatia, Croatia’ which can be ordered here
Above photo: Vineyard on the southern slopes of Peljesac