Matošević Winery, located in the picturesque landscape of Istria, Croatia, is a haven for wine enthusiasts. It's nestled amidst vast rolling vineyards, offering a truly immersive experience in the world of wine.
Established in 1996 by Ivica Matošević, the winery has made its mark with its unique, high-quality wines that are widely celebrated globally. With a doctorate in Agriculture, Ivica’s passion and expertise in viticulture are evident in the exceptional wines the winery produces. The vineyard's grape varieties are primarily Chardonnay and Malvasia Istriana, a local white variety of grape that gives wines an impressive freshness and distinct minerality. Matošević Winery is particularly renowned for its ‘Alba,' a crisp white Malvasia boasting delightful fruity notes.
Beyond creating great wine Ivica was the first Croatian to serve on the board of directors at the Institute of Masters of Wine, making his contribution to the global wine industry noteworthy. His wines showcase Istria’s unique terroir and reflect his commitment to sustainable viticulture practices, maintaining a respectful balance between nature and production.
Guided tours and tastings are available at the Matošević Winery, offering guests the opportunity to get an in-depth understanding of the wine-making process and tasting sessions guided by Ivica himself. Complete with fantastic views of the scenic Istrian countryside, the winery’s tasting room allows guests to deeply immerse themselves in the viticultural experience.
Apart from its extraordinary wines, the Matoševič Winery is known for its warm hospitality and personal touch which is greatly echoed in their visitor reviews... Without a doubt, this unique winery should indeed be on the list of all oenophiles, where one can treat themselves to a one-of-a-kind wine journey while also having a profound learning experience. Do make sure to reserve in advance as their bespoke experiences sell out quickly due to high demand.
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