Fodor's Expert Review Stari Podrum

Ilok Winery/Brewery/Distillery Fodor's Choice

A wine cellar, restaurant, hotel, and history lesson all rolled into one, Stari Podrum is one of Croatia's most renowned wineries and a must-see when visiting Ilok. It is located next door to the Odescalchi Castle; in fact, the incredibly atmospheric, 100 meter-long cellars stretch underneath it. The Odescalchi family began producing high-class wines here in the 18th century, including the celebrated Traminac, which was served at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. A private tour will take you through the cool cellars, past Slavonian oak barrels, to the prestigious archive wines and old bottles, full of dust and cobwebs, that were hidden behind a wall for protection during the Homeland War. You can try all of the wines produced here, and buy souvenir bottles at very reasonable prices. The on-site restaurant serves delicious Slavonian dishes; you can eat inside surrounded by traditional embroidery and heavy wooden furniture, or outdoors in the sunny central courtyard. Accommodations... READ MORE

A wine cellar, restaurant, hotel, and history lesson all rolled into one, Stari Podrum is one of Croatia's most renowned wineries and a must-see when visiting Ilok. It is located next door to the Odescalchi Castle; in fact, the incredibly atmospheric, 100 meter-long cellars stretch underneath it. The Odescalchi family began producing high-class wines here in the 18th century, including the celebrated Traminac, which was served at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. A private tour will take you through the cool cellars, past Slavonian oak barrels, to the prestigious archive wines and old bottles, full of dust and cobwebs, that were hidden behind a wall for protection during the Homeland War. You can try all of the wines produced here, and buy souvenir bottles at very reasonable prices. The on-site restaurant serves delicious Slavonian dishes; you can eat inside surrounded by traditional embroidery and heavy wooden furniture, or outdoors in the sunny central courtyard. Accommodations can also be arranged in one of 18 on-site rooms.

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Quick Facts

4 Šetalište O. M. Barbarića
Ilok, Vukovarsko-Srijemska  322236, Croatia

032-590–088

www.ilocki-podrumi.hr

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