Zinfandel Is Coming Home

Fifteen years after the big discovery that Zinfandel was actually Tribidrag or Crljenak kaštelanski, this great grape variety is coming back to its homeland. Join more than one hundred and fifty wine lovers and experts from all over the world who will have an opportunity to learn more about Tribidrag at the I Am Tribidrag Conference, the 1st International Conference on Tribidrag, to be organised on 27 and 28 April 2017, in Split, Croatia – the land of its roots.
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