City of grapes and wine
The karst plateau Brotnjo or the Municipality of Čitluk is the winegrowing and winemaking cradle of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Almost every family in this municipality has its own vineyard and produces its own wines.
In this idyllic municipality, which is also one of the most developed municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the traditional bond between a man and grape vine is especial!y noticeable in the true sense of the word. In this area grape vine has been cultivated for centuries, the best wines Blatina and Žilavka have been drunk for equally as long, and guests have always been welcomed with love. Wine Route Herzegovina with its slogan “With wine through time” has opened the door to al! those who admire wine and the traditional way of life.
In addition to hotels, sports facilities, top quality restaurants, museums and galleries, you also have at your disposal fourteen Brotnjo wine cellars where you can taste the best wines from Bosnia and Herzegovina, meet the hard-working local inhabitants and get to know their way of life, as well as the cultural and historical heritage of this area.
Nestled in Brotnjo Plateau, Čitluk embodies Herzegovina’s winemaking culture, boasting a rich history of grape cultivation and fine wine production. Blatina and Žilavka are among the most popular varietals, and local winemakers use traditional methods to produce exceptional quality wines.
Visitors can stroll through vineyards and taste local wines at family-run wineries. The town is also a site of deep spirituality and natural beauty, attracting pilgrims from around the world to Medjugorje. Čitluk offers natural and cultural heritage, including the Stone Vineyards and the oldest wine cellar in Bosnia and Herzegovina in Gradnići. Visit Herceg Ethno Village for traditional culture and cuisine, or Apparition Hill for stunning views.
Čitluk is the perfect destination for an enriching travel experience, with free-flowing wine and warm hospitality.
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