Istra Gourmet

Category: Excellent

IQ - Istrian Quality

Following the \"Istrian wine revolution\" in the early \'90s, Gianfranco Kozlović from Momjan is the first Istrian winemaker obtaining a national-level award in 1998, when his Malvasia was publicly proclaimed the top quality white wine of Croatia. Plenty of symbolism is present in this act, as G. Kozlović is the most prominent representative of young wine rebels of Istria who dared to bring some drastic changes into the rutine family tradition of winemaking which haven\'t always been approved by the elders. Gianfranco dedicated himself completely to winemaking so that at present, his cellar bears the reputation of being one among other cult places of Croatian wine production, but also, one of the largest wine laboratories in the country. Despite a variety of experimental actions in the fileld, Kozlović remains a synonym for producing the Momjan Muscat.


  • Malvazija istarska, 0,75 l
  • Santa Lucija (barrique), 0,75 l
  • Teran, 0,75 l
  • Muškat momjanski, 0,5 l
  • IQ Teran
  • IQ Istarska malvazija

  • White vs. Red wine: 75% : 25%
  • Vineyard area: 16 Ha
  • Vineyard location:
  • Tasting room with sitting capacity: Yes, for 18 persons
  • Mini boutique: Yes
  • Accommodation: No
  • Restaurant/Tavern: In the immediate vicinity

Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016, 2017 and 2018

  • Istria 52 Places To Go In 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.