Istrian Wine Country Estates

The spectacular light, sprawling olive orchards, pervasive vineyards, pastoral landscapes, fusion of traditional & new cuisine  and notable indigenous wines distinguish Istria.  The old world charm, bucolic villages, raw port towns, picturesque seaside promenades & casual tempo make it a uniquely Croatian experience.

Our growing collection of Istrian villas are scattered in the hill towns of the Istrian wine country, never far from the spectacular coastline.  Pula boasts the best preserved Coliseum outside Italy  (built between 27BC and 68AD) while Rovinj contends as one of the most charming towns in Croatia with pastel houses built straight up out of the azure sea, sailing yachts dotting the horizon, narrow streets, street artists and polished stone seaside promenade.

Inland, the medieval hill towns of Motovun, Mrgani (Morgan), and the artist colony, Groznjan, are surrounded by vineyards, truffle forests, olive orchards, citrus groves and essential herbs.  The wines and cuisine of Istria are worthy of its reputation and the vineyards of master vintners open for your discovery.  Wonderful restaurants and family konobas scattered all along the coast and villages serve traditional specialties made with local truffles, fresh fish, venison, wild board, local fruits and vegetables seasoned with local herbs.

Meneghetti Winery

. . . elegant country estate in the heart of Istrian wine country

Villa Bella Istria

Beautiful restored Istrian villa with natural grace and country elegance.

Compagne du Vin

. . . private & quiet villa with lovely views of the Istrian wine country