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5 Croatian Wines You Need to Try Right Now

Croatia is a country that’s well-known for its wine. From Istria to Dubrovnik and beyond, there are plenty of wineries with delicious Croatian vintages waiting to be discovered by travellers looking for something new and different during their next European vacation.


The Pošip is a white wine from the island of Korčula. Pošip is a golden yellow dry wine, and goes perfectly with grilled white fish and barbecued tiny blue fish!

Malvazija Istarska

Malvazija Istarska is a white wine made from the malvazija grape. It’s perfect for sunny summer days, especially if you’re eating seafood or fish.


Graševina is our most common white grape variety, and in other countries it can be found under the name Riesling Italico, i.e., Riesling. It is typically served with shellfish prepared on the buzara and soft, light cheeses!

Plavac mali

Plavac mali is an indigenous wine variety from central and southern Dalmatia. It is a very strong wine that pairs well with game dishes!


Žlahtina is a native variety of white grape, mostly grown on the island of Krk. It’s a fresh, dry wine with golden yellow colour, and it pairs well with fish dishes, white meat main courses and aromatic goat cheese.

So, are you ready to go wine tasting in Croatia? But you have no idea what to expect or where to start? There are plenty of wineries in this beautiful country, so it really can be overwhelming. We hope our guide has helped you get a better idea of what wines are available and which ones might suit your taste buds the best!