Hedonistic Film Sunday is an example of a new 'weekend getaway' experiential tourism - into the world of boutique distilleries, good blues and truffles!

In the central park of Velika Gorica "Braća Blues" was watched for free with Brigljević gin, chestnuts, burgers and Turopolje truffles. It was a real hedonistic Sunday of the penultimate event within the VIA VINO project.

Last night, October 24, Via KINO took place, an event that this time combined film, gin and gastronomy. The famous film classic from 1980 "The Blues Brothers" was brought to the film screen of the central park of Velika Gorica by the organizers. Zagreb County Tourist Board in collaboration with the Motovun Film Festival. Via KINO combined culture and gastronomy in Velika Gorica, the largest city in Zagreb County.

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Movie night he enriched the real insight into what truffle hunting looks like, which the truffle grower talked about. Indigenous gin with the signature of the boutique distillery Brigljević was tasted, and the whole event was enriched by the Food truck specialty of Marin Medak, roasted chestnuts from Turopolje.

- Since 2015, we have been producing the first Croatian craft gin under the name Flying Cat, stressed the owner of the distillery Miljenko Brigljevic. His distillery is a traditional family business that they have been doing since 2002, and they have been awarded many times for their products, both for quality and for the design of bottles and labels. In their work, they combine cultural, historical and gastronomic heritage.

- In our distillery we regularly hold gin workshops and specialized tastings with prior notice where you can find out where, when and how gin was made, what styles of gin exist, what is craft gin and how it is produced today.

The Zagreb County Tourist Board invites you to discover the destination campaign through the VIA VINO project: “Zagreb County wineries invite you to enjoy the arrival of autumn, wine, food, film, art and music. So go Via VINO ”. The event lasts until November 15, and in one place for the first time brings together wine, gastronomic and cultural events throughout the Zagreb County. Wineries in the vicinity of Zagreb in that period it will open its doors wide, with a number of quality additional contents such as film screenings in the vineyard, concerts and exhibitions surrounded by the already well-known beauties of the Samobor, Plešivica, Zelina and Moslavina landscapes.

- It is crucial to emphasize that this is not a one-day event - but four weekends in a month, ie a month-long campaign, with many different quality events, and everything revolves around Zagreb County winemakers, ie the promotion of the Zagreb Green Ring wine road. One of the goals of the Zagreb County Tourist Board is to position the Zagreb Green Ring towards Zagreb as an ideal weekend destination, and it is precisely with such quality and rounded events that the motive for coming is created, pointed out the director of the Zagreb County Tourist Board Ivana Alilović, and added that these events create a new tourist product. After combining enogastronomy with music and film, through these wonderful weekend stories we will soon be combining exhibitions and wine.

Visit your favorite winery, discover local ingredients or simply enjoy the first sunny autumn days with a glass, and a few, wines with a Croatian signature. The next event is the Via ART exhibition, on November 6 in Samobor, which will mark Martinje.

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