2023 Pelješac Wine Cellar Open Days
6. 11. 2023.
At the 16th event, the most famous wines of Pelješac: Plavac mali, Postup and Dingač from Ston, Janjina to Orebić.
From 1 to 3 December, visit the Pelješac peninsula and enjoy the Plavac Mali Wine Empire at the largest wine event in Dalmatia.
In the organization of the Association Plavac mali – Pelješac, the Pelješac Wine Routes, the Chamber of Crafts of the Dubrovnik – Neretva County and co-organized by the Pelješac tourist boards and municipalities and sponsors: the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board, Pelješac winemakers and with the support of the famous brand Romerquelle, Mercedes-Benz, JOLLY AUTOline, once again await you this year for an unforgettable experience in wine cellars and wineries with the best Croatian wines.
“Preparations for the sixteenth Pelješac Wine Cellar Open Days event are in full swing and arrivals organised from Zagreb, Zadar, Split, Sarajevo have already been announced,” said Slobodan Rosić, the organizer of the event, adding
“Everyone who comes on Friday can enjoy the wine festivities at the premises of PZ Putniković in Putniković, the Bezek winery in Janjina and in Kuna Pelješka at the Cultural Centre with live music, Pelješac delicacies and the indispensible and unique taste of Pelješac plavac.
In PZ Putniković, twelve young oenologists from Pelješac will evaluate autochthonous varieties and award diplomas for the best rated young wines: Rukatac, Pošip, other white varieties, Rose, Plavac Mali, Plavac Mali from special locations and other red varieties. After tasting the evaluated wines, visitors will be able to enjoy live music,” says Rosić.
On Saturday, 2 December, the day is reserved for an organized tour of wine cellars. After the opening ceremony in the Kaštio fortress in Ston, there will be a winery tour starting at 11:00 a.m., through Ponikve towards the Wine Museum in Putniković. In the Janjina community centre, the Janjina winemakers will present themselves with a traditional wine stew, followed by a tour of the wine cellars in Potomje, known for its excellent Dingač wines, which is also the centre of the event. In Kuna Pelješka, you will be welcomed by all the Kuna winemakers gathered in one place. At the Museum of Pelješac Tradition as part of the Boutique Winery Mikulić in Mokalo, the hosts will welcome you with a story about the history of wine growing and wine making along with tasting wines and Pelješac delicacies, and at the very end of the tour of wine cellars throughout Pelješac, the Arambašić Winery in Orebić will open its cellar doors for the first time.
Sunday is the day for announced and organized groups.