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Triumph of wine and gastronomy of the Open Balkan at “Weekend Media” festival in Rovinj

As part of the prestigious Weekend Media Festival in Rovinj, the spotlight tonight shone on authentic wines from the Open Balkan countries, heralding this year’s event – Wine Vision By Open Balkan, scheduled for November in Belgrade.

In this exclusive setting, the presentation was hosted by two prominent figures: Tomaž Kavčič, one of the world’s 100 most renowned chefs and a Michelin star holder, and Igor Luković, a sommelier, wine judge, journalist, and editor of “Vino & fino” magazine. Igor Luković guided visitors through the enchanting world of local autochthonous wine varieties, such as Tamjanika, Prokupac, Smederevka, and Grašac, while Tomaž Kavčič captivated the audience by pairing wines with his exceptional culinary creations. This harmonious blend of gastronomic and wine magic delighted the audience and once again confirmed the region’s rich flavors and great potential in the realm of food and wine.

The presentation was attended by a large audience who had the privilege of discovering the authentic wines of our region. This evening of socializing was unforgettable and proudly demonstrated that good food, good wine, and good company can transcend borders. This exclusive gathering, combining wines and gastronomy from the Open Balkan countries, not only charmed the present audience but also underscored the significance of cultural diversity and heritage in the Balkan, laying the groundwork for future collaborations and exchanges in the world of wine and culinary creativity.

Tonight’s presentation in Rovinj is just one of the many successful promotions of Wine Vision of the Open Balkan. The assembled guests savored regional authentic wines, and confirmed their attendance at the largest regional wine fair – Wine Vision By Open Balkan.

Wine Vision By Open Balkan promises to be an unforgettable experience for all wine enthusiasts, gastronomy aficionados, and Balkan culture enthusiasts. This presentation once again opened the door to a diverse range of flavors and the heritage of our region, offering a unique exploration of the rich wine tradition.

Tonight’s gathering provided an opportunity for all wine aficionados among the guests to gain a deeper understanding and experience of the world of Balkan wine and cuisine, exploring the authentic and local varieties that lie at the heart of our cultural heritage.

The Weekend Media Festival, the largest regional event in the communication, media, and business industries, has now gathered experts and enthusiasts from these fields for the sixteenth time.