VINISTRA – Association of Winegrowers and Winemakers of Istria, was founded in 1994 with the aim to provide expert assistance to its members, to connect the producers, to represent their interests, to nurture and preserve traditional winemaking customs, to present and promote wines, to create the image of Istrian wines as high-quality and natural products.
Vinistra (the Association) organises and presents Istrian wine producers nationally and internationally. Through Vinistra, the Istrian producers exhibit in national and international exhibitions and trade fairs. The Association has over 100 members, including the best and most prominent Istrian winemakers, but also young winemakers at the beginning of their serious wine production.
Association Organisational structure:
President: Ivica Matošević, Ph.D.
Secretary: Krešimir Juričić
Ivica Matošević – President