This is the second post on wine making. It's about preparation, harvesting and what needs to be done on the day of the harvest.
September is the start of wine making process, I'll start with a series of posts about this topic. The first challenge is to pick the best time to harvest grapes.
One day last year my sister and I suddenly decided to spent a night on the boat. It was weekend, a sunny hot Saturday so we agreed to go after lunch. Two girls on a sailboat. After swimming and some driving around Rasa estuary we anchored in a small bay. We drank some wine, cooked …
There is nothing more typical of summer in Istria or Dalmatia than a piping hot plate of grilled anchovies served alongside a glass of white wine.
My sister and I decided to sleep on the sailing boat, only the two of us... Around midnight we realised the moon was full. It was magical! There's a video inside.
It was the day before my sister’s birthday and she didn’t want a regular cake. What could I bake for her? While turning the pages of our grandmother’s cookbook I looked out of the window and saw the cherry tree which my grandfather planted when I was born. It was full of fruits...
All my life I watch my father diving and catching fish. It looks so easy, he put on his diving suit, flippers and mask, takes the spear gun into his arms and jumps into the sea. After couple of hours he is back with crabs, shells, octopus and fish. Depends of the territory and our wishes, of course :).
Yesterday we had a perfect day! My sister and her family came home and we went sailing with their sailboat. The weather was sunny and hot but still enough windy... we just couldn't ask for more.
Spring is here! The weather in Belgrade was terrific in April and May started the same way. I enjoy sitting on the terrace reading a book with a glass of wine or a coffee mug, depending on how I feel that moment, and since we spend so much time here I decided it has to …
This photo was taken just now below a stilt house on Sava river.