malvasia

  1. Salt, Capers and Volcanic Grit: Nino Caravaglio

    Salt, Capers and Volcanic Grit: Nino Caravaglio

    If you have heard about the Salina or Lipari islands, then it is probably because of their delicious Malvasia passito-, dessert-style wine. The Aeolian Islands, as they are collectively named, have a lot more to offer than sweet wine.
  2. Dimitri Brečević is making natural wine in Istria, Croatia

    Dimitri Brečević is making natural wine in Istria, Croatia

    "My grandfather, my Croatian grandfather here, he never changed his address but he's changed four times his nationality." Dimitri Brečević of Piquentum
  3. Ivica Matošević On The Majesty of Istrian Malvasia

    Ivica Matošević On The Majesty of Istrian Malvasia

    "My grandmother was born in Austria. My father was born in Italy. I was born in Yugoslavia, my daughter in Croatia, but we never moved from here." Ivica Matošević on Croatia's complicated history
  4. Giorgio Clai Putting Istria On The Map

    Giorgio Clai Putting Istria On The Map

    "During the Yugoslavian time it was cooperative, so it never supported quality. It was not the goal. Nobody was looking for quality really." Giorgio Clai on why Croatian wine is playing catch-up
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