Family winery from the south of Croatia,Peljesac peninsula,producing red,white and rose wines from local grapes Plavac mali,Posip,Rukatac and Grk.
The Madirazza family has been making wine for the last 25 years. Mr. Ante Madirazza was the director of a large cooperative winery before he founded his own winery. The winery owns 11 hectar of local grape varieties,producing now around 160.000 bottles of red,white and rose wines,specialized in red wines,especially the Dingac wine. Dingac is the most famous winearea in Croatia for red wine,located on the peninsula Peljesac. Dingac was also the first winegrowing area protected by the Geneva convention back in 1961. The grape variety is Plavac mali,related to the italian Primitivo and the californian Zinfandel. Only the Plavac grown at the Dingac area can be called Dingac.
Vineyard & Terroir
We own 12 hectar of our own vineyars at the Peljesac peninsula. The Terroir is mostly red earth tipe of soil at some parts rich with humus and minerals.
Winemaking & Aging
In our production we use steel barrels and oak barrels. We work with different types of oak barrels. Croatian oak, french oak, american oak and portugese oak barrels. Most of our wines are possible to store.
At The Winery
The winery is open for winetastings from the first of April till the first of November.
Press & Awards
We are owners of many medals in Croatia, also from other challenges. Decanter, IWC London. One of our wines is famous for beeing served to the Pope Benedict in 2011 during his visit to our country. The Dingac Grande Madirazza riserva.