22. ATP Studena Croatia Open 21.-31.07.2011We will see the very best of Croatian tennis in Umag this year - all three of our best players will compete at the 22nd ATP Studena Croatia Open. This way, in the last week of July, the Croatian audience at the ATP stadium will be able to cheer for Marin Čilić, Ivan Ljubičić and Ivan Dodig, among other top players.
The ATP Studena Croatia Open is more than just an outstanding ATP World Tour tennis tournament. The event has helped to establish Umag as a symbol of high-quality Croatian tourism. Former Roland Garros champion Carlos Moya has been an outstanding ambassador for the city and the tournament, winning four titles, including three straight between 2001-03.
Thanks to the sponsorship family great support and local institutions, the city of Umag and the Tourist Board, entertainment part of a tournament is reinforced as well. The result of this cooperation is a great program of ATP events that in four weeks complements entire entertainment all over Istria.Site:
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ATP Umag Party Nights
Istria Gourmet & Jazz Festival program
Thursday, 21.7.2011.Istria Gourmet Festival Opening
Gourmet theme: Istrian truffle
Restaurant "Zigante", Livade
Thanks to a long-term tradition in making truffle specialties, the members of the Zigante family become culinary experts that treat every dish as a creation. Numerous awards confirm the top level restaurant service provided: Year 2003., 2004. «top 5» restaurants in Istra, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 «Gault Milau» , 2004, 2005, «Dobri hrvatski restorani» top 10 in Croatia, 2009 TV EXCELLENCE"- Excellence Gourmet & Hotels Award- "We certify that this Activity is highly Recommended by the International Media & TV Journalists for its Professionality, Service, Cuisine, Atmosphere" . 2010 . TRAVEL INFO CROATIA. Recognition from the Istrian Tourist Community - CHOSEN RESTAURANTS 2010.
Friday, 22.07.2011.Wine: Istrian white wine
Restaurant "Kukuriku", Kastav
The ethnic culinary service that makes Kukuriku known even outside the Croatian borders is based on a long-term tradition, along with the avantgard approach and lucidity of the creator Nenad Kukurin. His distinct style and artistic approach to the culture of the table has set many worldwide accepted guidelines in gastronomy.
Saturday, 23.7.2011.Istrian Cheeses: Istrian goat cheese
The family homestead "Aleš", Štancija Kumparička (Pula) and restaurant "Hiša" Staro Selo (Slovenia)
The family homestead from the 14th century, situated in Štancija Kumperički next to Pula, produces high-quality cheeses. Their products are made in complete harmony with nature, respecting and promoting the true taste and smell in gastronomy.
Sunday, 24.7.2011.Wines: Continental and Mediterranean
Restaurant "Dubravkin put", Zagreb
Dubravkin put is famous for its premium quality, and its basic gastronomic selection of first-class fish. This restaurant is a true harmony of Mediterranean tastes, smells and excellent ingredients that guarantee the highest quality. Along with the restarurant, there is a Wine bar with an astonishing wine selection.
Monday, 25.7.2011.JRE Day: Jenues restaurateurs d'Europe
Restaurant "Steira Wirt", Trautmannsdorf (Austria)
Restaurant San Rocco, Brtonigla
Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe (JRE) is an association of the best restaurants in Europe. In the JRE restaurants a customer can always count on love and passion towards professionalism, in combination with an exclusive ambient. They are compiled of over 350 restaurants situated all around Europe. One of such JRE restaurants is Steira Wirt'. It is a family restaurant owned by siblings Richard and Sonja Rauch, and it is situated in Trautmannsdorf, Austria. Their motto is 'to be a good host and to please all of their guests'. The restaurant offers the highest quality regional cuisine, along with prestigious drinks gathered from all around Austria.
Tuesday, 26.7.2011.Wines: Red or white wine?
Agritourism Tončić, Zrenj
Wednesday, 27.7.2011.Vinegar: All that you did not know about the vinegar
Restaurant "La Subida", Cormons (Italy)
La Subida is a small family hotel owned by Joško and Loredana Sirk. It is situated in the hills amidst famous Collio Goriziano vineyards (Friuli Venezia Giulia). The chef Alessandro Gavagna follows the Sirk family with his talent and passion. This young chef that garners immense respect towards the regional tradition, combines great technical skills with deep sensitivity and creativity. He is a valuable star in "La Subida", and they are proud to have him.
Thursday, 28.7.2011.Summer Vegetables: Istrian garden specialties on a plate
Tavern "Morgan", Bracanija (Brtonigla)
A sanctuary for gastronomers, an excellent tavern with good, delicious food created from homemade ingredients, the Morgan family farm is a guarantee of Istrian culinary experience. Brisk routine dishes, chosen from culinary customs characteristic for the Istrian region, and the family itself are brought to perfection. The seemingly rustic cuisine has grown into high cuisine almost without anyone noticing. Dried ham, Istrian sausages, stuffed pasta, young cheeses, brisk soups, poultry, venison and finally the boškarin are a gastronomic rhapsody. Their talent is displayed the most in their ability to devise original recipes that look like premium traditional regional dishes made exclusively from the best ingredients.
Friday, 29.7.2011.Istrian cattle: Boškarin
Agency for the rural development of Istra (AZRI), Pazin
It is the first agency of it its kind in Croatia. The agency headquarters are in Pazin, and it deals with a specific task of coordinating production in the rural areas of Istra, along with initiating economic and developmental programs. Their wish to attend at the 'Istria gourme restoran' shows great potential for the future, as well as a presentation of a wide spectrum of culinary uses for the boškarin.
Olive oil: In all the colours of liquid gold
Kozlović wines, Momjan
Fish and paste: Hommage to Istria
Restaurant Villa Crespi, Chef Tonino Cannavacciuolo: Campania Felix