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Vineyards in front of Groznjan

"No thing more excellent nor more valuable than wine
was ever granted mankind by the gods." Plato

Who's to argue with Plato ?  

Our only rule when we travel is to drink local!  I'd strongly recommend adopting this mantra while in Istria ... Savour and enjoy every sip ...

Villa Oliva Wine Cellar Experience

Allow us to invite you into our beautiful private wine cellar, stocked full of local Croatian wines!  Explore the options, and if a particular vintage takes your fancy, then why not try it?

We operate an honesty approach to wine tastings.  Simply note down the wines you have sampled, and we'll settle up at check-out.  Relax, unwind, and pop that Croatian cork!

Clai Winery Experience

"Nature in your glass ... The best wines are made in the vineyard, not in the cellar!"

The award winning Clai Winery is located a short 5 minute walk away, and a visit to Villa Oliva would not be complete without a Clai wine tasting experience.  Let Georgio, Dimitri & Ivana take you on a unique journey & experience nature in your glass ... 

Istrian Wine Roads Experience

There are few better ways to experience the beauty of Istria than following the Strada del Vino.  Visit the wineries, enter the subterranean cellars, learn about the history and techniques of this ancient art and taste the variety and quality of this gift from the gods ...

We have our favourites, which we will gladly share, but you really can not go too wrong!

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