Some of the events leading up to the main event in Lazareti have been happening all this week: Dubrovnik Wine Week is held in many restaurants and bars in town, and the competition selecting the wine that pairs best with the oysters from Ston, called „Blind date: in love with Ston Oyster“ was held in Mali Ston on Wednesday.
Around fifty members of the jury, sponsors and partners of the Festival tasted 23 wines in restaurant Vila Koruna. The team, guided by the reputable sommelier Mira Šemić, decided that Cetinka Bačić pairs best with the famous Mali Ston oyster!
In the category of sparkling wines, Mali Ston oysters pair best with Tris Extra Brut OPG Radovanović.
In category of rose wines, Mali Ston oysters pair best with Rose Volarević.
In category of Malvasia Dubrovačka wine, Mali Ston oysters pair best with Tezoro Crvik 2016.
In category of Pošip wines, Mali Ston oysters pair best with Intrada Krajančić 2016.
The absolute winner and the wine that best pairs with Mali Ston oysters is Cetinka Bačić from the island of Korčula.
The Festival's gala dinner was also held in the Dubrovnik Palace Hotel.