Learn the history of Konavle Valley grape cultivation, with climactic and geological conditions ripe for winemaking and the age-old traditions that local winemaking experts use to produce exceptional vino. Your vehicle will wend its way through the rural landscape to a series of charming vineyards nestled among olive orchards and citrus groves, each offering their own unique practices and varietals. Meet the local winemakers, learn how they produce and bottle their wines, and discover the chief characteristics of these southern Dalmatian nectars. Sample the best whites, reds and fruity dessert wines. Complete your tour at the village of Ljuta. The mill system was extremely important for the economy of Konavle, and here, visitors are introduced to a fully restored, authentic mill and the fascinating process of milling corn using the incredible force of water to set a huge millstone into motion. Additional cultural exhibits include a wool-making demonstration, performed by natives in heritage garb. Enjoy several wine tastings and a ploughmans lunch of smoked bacon and onions, just as the locals eat while working in the fields.
There is approximately 30 minutes of walking on this tour as well as around 10 steps to negotiate.