We are located in the village of Baškoti near Višnjan, and we have been engaged in viticulture and winemaking for several generations.
The former Grgo, and then the latter Otavio painstakingly put together the three indispensable components; family, land and art to create a divine drop.
Driven by his love for heritage, Milenko also continued the family story, planting new plantations and introducing new technology, and he passed his love for growing vines and wine production to his son Erik, who continues the family tradition, investing in knowledge that will improve quality even more.
In one of the best climates for vines in Istria, on 15 ha of fertile red soil, we grow several different varieties, among which Malvazija Istarska is the most represented. Other varieties represented in our plantations are Chardonnay, Muscat yellow, Teran, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Muscat rose, from which we produce quality wines. Our product range consists of 12 labels, among which, in addition to varietal wines, there are also special ones such as Malvazija Istarska Afrodita, Malvazija Istarska Venera, sparkling wine Apolon, Rose Eros and black cuvee Dioniz.
The numerous awards we have won over the years speak for the quality of our wines. Since the beginning of Vinistra, we have been present every year, and our wines regularly achieve enviable results, especially Malvazija, which has been among the best-rated wines for several years.
We are very proud of our aged Malvazija Afrodita 2018, which won a silver medal at the IWC London 2021 competition, while Malvazija Afrodita 2019 won gold at Decanter London 2022.
In fact, our greatest reward is when our wine is recognized among the multitude of wines on the market, it is a sign that we are doing a good job and is an incentive for further progress.