Wine roads

Want to know why Montenegro is considered one of the cradles of viticulture, what endemic grapevine varieties it is known for, and what lies behind the story of the secret military airport, which has been transformed into a grandiose wine cellar? Then set off down Montenegro’s wine road.



The most famous vineyard areas: Crmnica, Nahije, Komani, Bjelopavlići, and other settlements around Skadar Lake that are engaged in viticulture.

You can get a tourist map of wine tours in local tourist organizations in every city in Montenegro.

The largest vineyard in Montenegro - the vineyard of the Montenegrin company July 13 - Plantations spans an area of about 2.300 ha (annually produces about 22 million kg of grapes)

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What can round out your visit? 

Aside from tasting homemade cheese and pršut that melt in your mouth, freshly prepared lake fish, and a glass of Krstač or Vranac wines, you can take a lake cruise that allows you to both take in the spectacular lake views and swim in its emerald waters.

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Virpazar hosts a wine and bleak festival

Looking to enjoy fine homemade wine, priganice (fried pastries) with honey or cheese, finely fried bleak fish, marinated carp, fried flathead grey mullet and trout fish, all accompanisongs by songs from famous Montenegrin performers.

A location where up to 33 million liters of wine mature

Just a few kilometers from Podgorica is the largest European vineyard "in one piece." It lies in Čemovsko Polje, measures at 2,310 ha, and is managed by the company 13. Jul - Plantaže (July 13 - Plantations.) Its three wine cellars located at Lješkopolje, Ćemovsko Polje, and Šipčanik can hold up to 33 million liters of wine.

Vineyard Plantaze

The Secret Military Airport is now the most well-known wine cellar

Wine tasting has never been more fascinating than in the Šipčanik wine cellar, a former secret military airport located over 30 meters below ground in a 356-meter-long tunnel. Plantaža - Lesendro, the oldest archival wine from the 1979 harvest, is also available here, and this bright-bodied wine is still available to this day. Call and make an appointment for a tour.


Castel Savina - winery with a beautiful sea view

If you visit Herceg Novi, close to the miraculous Savina Monastery, you will find vineyards bursting with grapes, just as they did in the 18th century. The wine from these meticulously tended vineyards are aged in French oak barrels at the family winery. Two red wines are created at this winery: Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as Chardonnay and Rose Grenache.

The Bay of Kotor provides the ideal backdrop for wine tasting! At the table, you'll find elegant, full-bodied wine that pairs perfectly with a variety of hors d’oveurs, from fish and seafood to salads and poultry dishes to barbecue. It can't possibly get any better, can it?

Castel Savina Herceg Novi Montenegro

Where will the well-traversed wine roads take you?

More interesting wine stories will take you to: the Radević Property, Mašanović, Krgović, Kopitović, Mola, Bogojević, Milović, Mašanović, Sjekloća, Buk, and Rupice wineries, and many more.

Wine has been a part of Montenegrin tradition, culture, and religion for centuries, and you can find it in many churches and monasteries throughout the country, many of which have their own vineyards and produce wine.

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So small you could drive across it in an afternoon. Don’t just skim through it but try to truly absorb it’s essence.

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Did you know? In 1991, the Montenegrin authorities adopted a declaration by which the country became the first ecological state in the world.

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