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VineRoutes Video: A masterclass with Croatian winemaker Juraj Sladić

October 21, 2022

The ancient winemaking traditions in Croatia have the majority of winemakers still choosing to embrace indigenous varieties, and as a result, the diversity in the wines produced is extremely broad. Flavour profiles are unique and distinct. Some indigenous varieties are reminiscent of other more well-known ones, while some are truly different.

Learn more: Croatia—a new destination for ‘Old World’ wine lovers

I had the chance to taste wines from an outstanding, vegan-friendly winery to help with my feature on Croatian wines – which can be read here. Testament Winery, located in Dalmatia, Croatia, produces exceptional, award-winning wines from a variety of indigenous grapes. Recently, I was fortunate to speak with Juraj Sladić, winemaker at Testament. Watch our conversation below:

 

 

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