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Dalmatia Wine Expo 2013 opened

Dalmatia Wine Expo 2013 opened

Following the first event held on Thursday, 2nd of May, (Wine School at hotel Meteor), the fourth Dalmatia Wine Expo was officially opened on Friday in the tent that was set up at the Makarska city beach.

In his opening speech, one of the festival organizers, Zoran Paunović accented that this year’s festival provides the best overview of the enological wealth of Dalmatia. This was shown by the Theatre of Dalmatian Varieties, a new side event that provided visitors with a unique chance to see the comprehensive presentation of approximately 30 different Dalmatian varieties. Speaking on behalf of the host, the City of Makarska, the event was officially opened by Mayor Marko Ožić Bebek who said that Makarska will be proud to celebrate the 5 year anniversary next year and praised the organizers for the novelties they introduce each year. Director of the Tourist Board, Jure Brkan, also expressed support for the festival.

  • “I salute the efforts of the organizers who, with their dedication and effort, managed to bring to life a significant enogastronomy event. Being acquainted with one of the leading enogastronomy festivals in Dalmatia, I have decided to become the patron of the festival.”

    IVO JOSIPOVIĆ, President of the Republic of Croatia
  • “This festival is very significant to promoting the wine culture of Dalmatia.”

    MIKE MILJENKO GRGICH, renown Californian-Croatian wineproducer
  • “Dalmatia Wine Expo is an event that follows no pattern, and does this in a very becoming and professional manner. It might not be the biggest, but it certainly is the most charming wine event. ”

    LADA RADIN, journalist with gastro.hr
  • “I salute the fact that “Dalmatia Wine Expo” is held in Makarska. Wine industry holds a great potential for your country. I especially welcome the enthusiasm of organizers who initiated such a noble idea.”

    ROBERT BENMOSCHE, CEO of AIG, US
  • “The best wine event in Dalmatia.”

    dr.sc. LEO GRACIN, wineproducer, assistant professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology

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