Wine Routes - Zagreb County

The Plešivica wine route winds through a beautiful landscape filled with cultural and historical points of interest, tradition, and welcoming hosts. Opened in 2001, it features around forty wineries with a wealth of offerings for tourists. In addition to local varietals such as purtugizec (the county’s trademark), plavec žuti, slatki zelenac, and šipelj, you can sample world-famous varietals such as Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir, Pino Bianco, and Pinot Grigio. In addition to tasting rooms, these winemakers also offer local, homemade food and accommodation with views of the beautiful vineyards of Plešivica.

The Zelinska wine route runs through the mild countryside of Zelina, which will fill your eyes and heart with its beauty. It offers a rich selection of wine, and you can sample wines such as Graševina, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Muscat, Riesling, Šipon-moslavac, Pinot Bianco, Kerner, and, of course, Kraljevina (the county’s trademark), a local wine prized and enjoyed by many wine lovers.

The Samobor wine route is the newest wine route in Croatia, opened in 2012. It offers seven wineries, five excursion centres, and numerous other offerings for tourists, including the Grgos cave, “Sveta Barbara” mine, and Suban botanical garden. In addition to its wines, the most famous of which is the fortified Bermet, it also offers brandies and specialties from the Samobor region.

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