The island of wine , oil and honey
Korčula is famous not only for natural beauties and cultural heritage but also for a thousand years long tradition of quality wines and virgin olive oil production. Lately have the islandres started producing honey as well. Whereas other parts of Dalmatia are famous for red wines, Korčula offers fantastic white wines made from local sorts. Korčulan olive oil has protected designation of origin on EU level. That is virgin olive oil got directly from the fruit by mechanical procedures only. Korčula is one of the greenest Adriatic islands, it is rich in herbs and therefore ideal for keeping bees and producing honey . All three products are based on the unique position of the island and diversity of flora and fauna of this climate.
We shall begin our tour of discovering local treasures at the family farm Komparak, where we shall get to know procedures of virgin olive oil and honey production. You will get the chance to try those and some other delicacies prepared by this household. Having visited the farm holday, we shall climb St Antony’s Hill to see the 14th century chapel placed there and enjoy the view from the spot. Our next goal is the village of Lumbarda, famous for an autochtonous wine sort grown on 40 hectares only. After a brief stroll through the fields we shall get to a family wine cellar of Grk wine where you will get the chance to try three local wines and hear the story of Lumbardan Grk in pleasant ambiance of winery overlooking vineyards. On the end you will have time for swimming on sandy beach in Lumbarda.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: vehicle with driver / licensed local tourist guide, presentation and tasting of honey, olive oil and marmelade, wine tasting, snack , bottle of water, swimming time.