Visit the world-famous wineries and discover historic town of Ston on this Peljesac peninsula wine tasting tour from Dubrovnik. This long, narrow peninsula north of Dubrovnik is best known for its red wines of the Plavac Mali sort. Wine experts believe that the popular red vines called Zinfandel are direct descendants of Plavac Mali, exported by the Habsburg monarchy during the 19th century when they controlled Croatia. After a brief stop in Ston to see the second largest wall in Europe, ancient salt factory and town’s treasury we will make our way to through picturesque countryside for the first wine tasting of our tour.
Each winery has its own specialty, and the three we have selected for your tour represent the best that Peljesac peninsula has to offer. Optional visit to Ćurlin will introduce you with Plavac mali sort or 'Primitivo' how it's being called in Italy and in Edivo Wines you will hear about Navis Mysterium – wine aged in amphorae on the bottom of the sea. In this food and wine tour have also option to include oyster tasting, lunch of mussels - 'buzara', grilled fish or meat and vegetable from garden in family village house. At Matusko cellar, which is part of base Dubrovnik wine tours, you will learn about the history of wine production,see production process firsthand and taste the premium ones – Dingac wine and Postup. Continuing through the Dingač tunnel, steep hillside vineyards toward Trstenik and Žuljana, your guide will explain what makes this region so ideal for growing grapes while you enjoy beautiful landscape. This private day trip can be enriched with side stop on sandy beach in Prapratno for swimming.
• BASE TOUR: English speaking driver/guide and air-conditioned vehicle, pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or accommodation, sightseeing in Ston and wine tasting in Matuško Cellar (3 glasses/person). Optional stop for swimming on beautiful beach.