How to find island Hvar?
By following the mythical Argonauts who came in search of the golden fleece of king Aeetes over 3000 years ago, and called this island a 'lovely Pitiea', or by following Demetrius of Pharos, a wise Greek who came to Hvar some 400 years BC and healed his body and soul with the wines of Hvar, or you can just direct your feet to the sunniest Mediterranean island.
Living on the island of Hvar and making top quality wines is, for us, both a challenge and a logical choice. For as early as the 4th ctr. BC, the Ancient Greeks brought the grape vine to this sunny island and planted it in the fertile plain of the ancient town Pharos. Throughout the centuries of rich and turbulent history, the people of Hvar cultivated their vineyards with great skill and care, blessed with the lushness of the Mediterranean. Grapes and wine gave them safety, food and medicine. They grew some of the finest varieties in this area, but the challenge still remains: how to turn this richness and harmony into great wines.
At the end of the 19th century, the island of Hvar was home to 22,500 people and 1,200 mules, donkeys and horses, and had a total of 5,750 hectares of vineyards. Today, Hvar has only 300 hectares of vineyards…