American journalists and importers visited Zagreb County

The gastro scene is one of the strongest assets of the Zagreb County, so this opportunity was used to promote wineries and distilleries and gastronomic offer


24. May 2022.

American bloggers who follow the global wine and gastro scene visited Zagreb County and got acquainted with the rich eno and gastronomic offer of this area as part of a two-day stay in the green Zagreb ring under the motto "Croatia full of flavors" - a full tour of the Philipecz Cellar. (Bermet Filipec), Korak Wineries, Roberta Braja Wine House Excursion Sites, PG Šember, Jagunić Wineries and Kolarić Wines (Coletti).

Journalists Todd Goudbout, founder of and Richard Auffrey, author of the famous blog Passionate Fodie, visited Samobor and Plešivica and got acquainted with wines and wineries of Plešivička wine road, rich history of Samobor with tastings of traditional products such as the inevitable Samobor cream cheese. but also the unique Samobor bermet and mustard.

The visit of American journalists is organized by Croatian Premium Wine Imports, Inc., USA with partners CNTB USA, Turkish Airlines, Graševina Croatica, Vinistra and numerous individual wineries with the aim of promoting Croatia's eno-gastronomic offer as a reason to come to the destination. sights of Croatia.

According to a survey by MMGY’s Travel Intelligence, the eno-gastro scene is the second most important factor by which an American traveler decides on a holiday destination, up from tenth place two years earlier.

American journalists and importers from the Zagreb County 2

"This is an opportunity to present our wineries and wine roads and our indigenous gastronomic products to the American market. We are close to the airport and one step away from the metropolis and we certainly have great potential in this market. we have used this opportunity to promote our wineries and distilleries and our gastronomic offer to people who follow this scene intensively through their websites and blogs. ", said the director of the Zagreb County Tourist Board Ivana Alilović, adding that it is important that winemakers had the opportunity to present their products to importers who represent Croatian wines on the American market.

Namely, Mirena Bagur and Win Burke, a married couple who export and represent Croatian wines on the American market, also visited Zagreb County as part of a study trip for journalists and bloggers, and Zagreb County winemakers had the opportunity to present their products to journalists and importers. .

Photos: Zagreb County Tourist Board


24. May 2022.