June 5, 2020 – The Osijek-Baranja County Vacationer Board and Osijek-Baranja County are organizing a wine month titled “Open Cellar Days” from June 12 to July 11.
In precept, it’s Four vineyards and Four weekends of wine hedonism, studies HRTurizam.
Thus, guests will be capable of benefit from the open cellars of probably the most well-known winemakers from the world of Slavonia and Baranja, which will likely be open from 10 am to 7 pm. In every winery, there will likely be an academic program titled “Little College of Wine”, the place guests who pre-register will be capable of study wines, and there will likely be live shows, exhibitions and poetry readings.
Ivana Jurić, director of the Osijek-Baranja County Vacationer Board, identified that that is the primary main occasion because the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and because of the epidemiological measures in power, the Open Cellar Days will likely be dispersed based on the precept “Four vineyards, Four weekends” to stop all wine lovers from gathering on the similar time on the similar place.
“About ten days in the past, we got here up with a components to make an occasion with out a big focus of individuals in a single place, so we’re doing a dispersed occasion Open Cellar Days of Osijek-Baranja County, which is held in accordance with the Nationwide Civil Safety Headquarters. The occasion is held in our 4 vineyards – Baranja, Feričanac, Erdut and Đakovo vineyards, whereas the finale will likely be held in Osijek, with the Night of Wine and Artwork, one of many largest wine occasions in Osijek-Baranja County.
With open cellars, guests will be capable of study one thing new about wine by way of organized ‘Small Wine Faculties’ in every winery, take pleasure in live shows, poetry readings and guided walks by way of the vineyards. “We imagine that having fun with wine, wine cellars and vineyards is the most effective social treatment after a interval of restrictive measures,” concluded Jurić.
Tatjana Roth, Head of the Administrative Division for Tourism, Tradition and Sports activities, emphasised the significance of wine as a vacationer product of Osijek-Baranja County. “Meals and wine are carefully linked to the id and promotion of the vacation spot, and the wealthy wine-growing space has a major influence on attracting vacationers to our county. All through the Osijek-Baranja County Wine Month, guests may have the chance to go to our 4 vineyards and benefit from the lovely merchandise produced by our hardworking winemakers who as soon as once more confirmed their willingness to affix the occasion, open cellars, and generously welcome visitors to current their wines.”
The Open Cellar Days start with the vineyards of Baranja, from June 12 to 14. The subsequent weekend (Saturday, June 20) is reserved for the Feričanci vineyards, and the weekend after that, June 27 and 28, is reserved for the Erdut vineyards to have a good time Worldwide Danube Day on June 29. The Đakovo vineyards are on provide from July 3-4. Wine month ends on July 11 with the Night of Wine and Artwork in Osijek, some of the widespread occasions in Osijek.
Matej Perkušić, director of the Baranja Vacationer Board, identified that Baranja, because the flagship of continental tourism, will provide every part that guests anticipate from such a occasion – high quality wines, nice meals and an exquisite pure setting. “Open Cellar Days give us hope, after these tough occasions brought on by the virus, to supply high quality content material to many vacationers who’re already slowly arriving in our space to loosen up and revel in.”
There may even be a wine safari, guided walks by way of vineyards and wine cellars with wine tasting, and nature lovers will be capable of take pleasure in biking, triathlon and climbing.
The go to to the Đakovo vineyards is deliberate on the time of the favored Đakovački vezovi, whereas the go to to the Erdut vineyards is deliberate to mark the Worldwide Danube Day on June 29.
Marija Burek, director of the Đakovo Vacationer Board, identified the contribution of extra program content material to this 12 months’s Đakovački vezovi. “The 54th Đakovački vezovi is held from Jule Three to five, and the Open Cellar Days of Osijek-Baranja County is a superb alternative to complement this system content material of this well-known occasion, which this 12 months, resulting from coronavirus, will likely be held on a smaller scale than in earlier years. As a part of the occasion, wine cellars will likely be opened on the wine-tourist street “Zlatarevac” Trnava and the wine-tourist street Mandićevac.”
Ultimately, we must always actually reward the synergy and the finished high quality vacationer product in 4 locations. To this point, Slavonia shouldn’t be too acknowledged or branded as a wine area, though it actually is. The truth is, in Slavonia, there are high and well-known wineries resembling Ilok cellars, Belje, Erdut vineyards, Feravino, Kutjevo, Daruvar vineyard, in addition to many different well-known high winemakers resembling Josic, Kalazic, Krauthaker, Galic, Enjingi, Antunovic Turk , Papak and plenty of others.
You will need to level out that the visible of the occasion is a continuation of the #HeadOnEast model, premiered on the Days of Croatian Tourism.
Such occasions are greater than preferrred as a motive for arrivals in addition to branding Slavonia as a high wine area.
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