In 384 BC the ancient Greeks sailed to the island of Hvar, brought a vine and planted it in a fertile old Stari Grad field. The tradition of viticulture and wine production has been maintained to this day, and Hvar residents skillfully, despite many adversities, nurtured their lineage.
Zlatan Otok Winery
A picturesque place – Sveta Nedjelja is known for leading Croatian winemaker Plenković. The wine is kept under the sea, while the other part of the wine is aged in a unique cellar located 70 m underground. In the Hvar vineyards, the Plavac mali variety predominates, followed by the white varieties Pošip, Bogdanuša, Maraskina, and Yellow Muscat.
Hvar Hills Winery
Hvar Hills Winery produces fifty thousand bottles a year. Among the recognizable wines, “Pharos Maximvs” stands out. Also recognizable is prosecco Risus, a dessert wine, and Maior Reserve – a premium dry red wine nurtured in barrels for a minimum of one year.
Luviji family has been making wine for generations.
Enjoy the tastes of Luviji wines in the unique atmosphere of their cellar where all wine magic happens!
In the middle of the popular nautical water area on the Adriatic, you will find Vlaka bay and the famous Hvar winemaker Nikola Colnago. Plavac mali is a trademark of Colnago, but you can also be convinced of the quality of his pošip and bogdanuša. Visit the winery on Sv. Clement and enjoy the wine feast!
Visit the Tomić winery and it will be clear to you why there is a famous one `drinking by the hour, not by the liter`. The brand `Tomić Wine` is closely related to tradition. The winery tasting room is built on the model of Diocletian’s cellars, and in a unique ambiance, you can get to know all the charm of Hvar wines and history.
Pavičić wine cellar is located in a family house in Vrbanj on the island of Hvar, and vineyards at the foot of the village in the center of Ager. The Pavičić family produces only varietal wines, which is their centuries-old tradition, while the first wines were bottled in 2018.
The Vujnović family has been mentioned in archival documents since the 18th and 19th centuries when they have been engaged in viticulture. Their ancestors settled in the court of Vujnović near Fortica, a Venetian fortress built at the entrance to the port of Sućuraj, in a house from the 15th century. Buffet Pizzeria ” Guido ” is located in the already mentioned house from the 15th century, which offers other Dalmatian specialties in addition to pizza, and there is also a wine shop where you can taste wine.
Toni Bojanić Winery
Toni Bojanić is a small wine producer whose production is based on a family tradition. What makes Toni Bojanić’s wine experience unique is its location. It brings you out into the vineyard to breathe the air and experience the terroir of the grapes which are the essence of his quality wine.
Most people would agree when on vacation some of them are looking for new adventure experiences while others cultivate a sense of adventure toward wine.
With an annual production of 15,000 to 20,000 liters, this winery produces a very wide range.
A family-run business named Carić Wine is some of the biggest names on the international wine scene.
Carić Wine has been engaged in viticulture since time immemorial, growing several indigenous varieties such as Plavac mali, Bogdanuša, Parč, Kuč, Maraština, Darnekuša, and Pošip.
Jo Ahearne Winery
Renowned world wine expert, Jo Ahearne, decided to start her very first winery on Hvar island. She found a group of winegrowers that are willing to work with her, taking special care of the grapes in the vineyards. The Ahearne South Side Plavac Mali 2014 was picked as one of the 12 red wines of the region to taste.
Agricultural Cooperative Svirče
The agricultural cooperative Svirče has been buying grapes for Badel 1862 since 1997, and since 1999 it has been producing and bottling wine.
From the very beginning, the cooperative has defined its mission in the production of top wines of specific quality. It is so famous for the production of top-quality wine “Ivan Dolac”.
Wine production in the Plančić family was founded in 1919 with the arrival of Plančić’s grandfather in Svirče. The winery started modern wine production in 1985. The concept of Plančić winemaking is based exclusively on the production of wines originating from autochthonous Hvar grape varieties.
The Huljić family has been diligently producing wines for six generations, and the current winemaker Teo Huljić continues the family business through his own wine shop and restaurant and tries to make a combination of modern and traditional for all the senses. Welcome to a gastronomic fairy tale in which the passion for wine and gastronomy is passed down from generation to generation for generations.
Basement “Pinjata” is located in the old town of Vrboska. The production of the Gabelić family is based on the cultivation of two autochthonous white wine varieties Bogdanjuša and Parč and the red wine variety Plavac mali. Along with a glass of good wine, various cold Dalmatian delicacies are also offered.
The winery was founded in 2019 in Vrisnik. The vineyards are spread on the south side of the island of Hvar and on the north side of the island around the town of Vrisnik, from which the entire production and marketing of organic certified wines start. Wines can be tasted inside the winery.