Dive to Drink: Behold, the underwater winery in Croatia

first_imgA trip to the Balkan countries always involves one drink, wine, and no place does it better than Croatia. And now, if you’re a wine-lover, you have a new and fun destination to check out: Edivo Vina, the underwater winery at Drace, Croatia.Located in the Peljesac peninsula, this newly-opened winery offers up a dream trip that combines both wine and adventure sports. Customers can actually dive in to the below-sea-level sanctuary where the wine amphoras or jars are stored!Picture courtesy: Instagram/bagsnallkelowna Picture courtesy: Instagram/edivowines The fascinating underwater trip also includes a refreshing swim around an old sunken ship in Mali Ston Bay. According to Lonely Planet, the wine served by Edivo Vina isn’t just stored underwater, but also matured there. Picture courtesy: Instagram/edivowines Also Read: This wine glass looks like it belongs in the devil’s hand, but it actually protects your teethAlso Read: These Delhi cafes and bars will give you the best deals on wineThe wine, although aged above ground for the first three months, is then stored in the sealed amphoras created with a special kind of clay. The amphoras are left underwater to mature for one or two years, giving them a subtle pinewood aroma. Picture courtesy: Instagram/edivowines Edivo Vina’s owners have explained that they wanted to go with this style of storage because the sea provides both the cool temperature and perfect silence that are needed to help wine mature properly. Picture courtesy: Instagram/edivowines This exciting new wine variety, and the even more exciting way to retrieve it should put Croatia on your travel and food bucket list!advertisementlast_img read more