Crljenak Kaštelanski - the original Zinfandel
Crljenak Kastelanski -
the original Zinfandel


Uncover the history of the Medieval city of Trogir and taste the centuries of tradition in a family-owned winery in Kaštela! This laid-back, afternoon tour lets you eat, drink and explore the best of Dalmatia.

First stop is Trogir, charming small town famous for its architecture that defies time. Its historic center is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. You will explore the narrow streets, majestic Cathedral of St Lawrence with its stunning Portal, palaces and much more in this beautiful „museum town". It is said that Greek god of happy moment wanders the streets and if you catch him by his hair you will get your share of happy moments. Try not to miss him!

After leaving Trogir, you are headed to nearby Kaštela, the ancestral home of Zinfandel. Wine growing region since the Greek and Roman colonisation over two millenia ago, Kaštela are experiencing a rennaisance thanks to small, independent wineries. Sitting by the sea, you will taste a range of remarkable wines handcrafted from indigenous Dalmatian grape sorts paired with a selection of local tapas style foods to make for a memorable experience at the end of your day.

Duration: 4 h

Tour info

  • Language: English
  • Tour type: Private
  • Group size: max 4 people
  • Departures: on demand (for availability contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in form below)


Price includes

  • Professional driver and licensed english speaking local guide
  • Transportation in a 2016. Ford Tourneo Connect with a/c, free water, and wi-fi
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the accommodation
  • Wine tasting of 3 wines paired with a selection of tapas style foods
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photos by Wind Rose Split

Did you know?

Popular across the USA, Zinfandel can trace its origins to the vineyards of Kaštela and the local grape sort called Crljenak Kaštelanski. First mentioned in the 15th century, Crljenak was once the most abundant red grape variety in Dalmatia. Brought through the trade routes to the US in the 19th century, Zinfandel quickly became an American staple, and is now making a strong comeback in its ancestral home!

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