Ante Sladic Vino – honest and authentic varietal wines made from indigenous, hand harvested, organically grown grapes.
We are a family winery with a long history of grape growing and winemaking. Led by the vision of our vineyard manager and winemaker Ante Sladic who continues family tradition after taking over from the winery founder Marinko Sladic, we strive to achieve an exceptional quality in our wines utilizing exclusively indigenous varieties in which we unconditionally believe.
We reveal their character through single varietal bottlings.
We are located in the village of Plastovo. Our vineyards are planted just outside the village as well as on the hills above the town of Skradin, bordering the Krka National Park. This area has a unique microclimate influenced by the Krka River and Adriatic Sea, sitting at 250 meters above sea level and it’s characterized by cool nights and ample warm, sunny days. This area has a unique microclimate influenced by the Krka River and Adriatic Sea, sitting at 250 meters above sea level and it’s characterized by cool nights and ample warm, sunny days.
We have divided our wines into three lines in order to highlight different soil types, locations and viticultural practices. We are very fortunate to have such a variety of microclimates and soil types in a very small area which allows us to create a wide range of wine styles and types.
Our first line comes from the vineyards planted in rich and fertile soil on the northern slope of the hill above the town of Skradin, bordering the Krka River. The vicinity of the river and a gentle The wines from this line display elegance and freshness.
Wines from this line are made from grapes grown in older vineyards on skeletal soil. The vineyards are situated on the top of the hill in Plastovo in a typical Mediterranean climate with cool nights. The terroir, low yields, selective picking, painstaking vineyard work and meticulous attention to detail in the cellar make these wines extraordinary.
This line embodies an extremely rocky and low yielding terroir of the southern slope of the hill above Skradin. Typical Mediterranean climate yields heavily concentrated, full bodied wines with an enormous aging potential.
In addition to wine, we produce liqueurs and extra virgin olive oils. Our two liqueurs Black Rose and Likarija are made with our wines and a variety of wild herbs, fruits and flowers showcasing the biodiversity of our area. Our two liqueurs Black Rose and Likarija are made with our wines and a variety of wild herbs, fruits and flowers showcasing the biodiversity of our area. grown on the very northern from indigenous olive varieties Oblica and Krvavica, grown on the very northern edge of the olive growing zone.
The best way to experience everything that Ante Sladic Winery has to offer is to spend a couple of hours with us and enjoy the tastings in an authentic setting. You’ll taste the wines and extra virgin olive oils made exclusively from the indigenous grape and olive varieties of the Skradin region as well as our liqueurs made with high quality grape brandy and wild foraged fruits and herbs. With some homemade food and a fine glass of wine, you’ll learn first hand about our winemaking philosophy.
We strive for excellence in all aspects of our business, in viticulture, winemaking, olive oil making, hospitality and design. As a result, we are the proud recipients of several awards granted by the world’s most reputable institutions as well as domestic experts. Gold medal for olive oil awarded by NYIOOC, silver medal for wine awarded by Decanter, top design award by CDA, silver plaque for tourism, etc.