Wanting to offer something new to the guests and inhabitants of Novi Sad, or at least to present the wine experience in a different way, the TO of Novi Sad have created six wine routes and literally presented all the wineries in the City’s closer or farther surrounding area.
It is not only that the oldest written document about the winegrowing Župa originates from the end of the 12th century, but the only museum in the country thematically dedicated to winemaking and winegrowing of both the region itself and of Serbia as a whole is located in Aleksandrovac – the center of the Župa area today.
Recently, Mladinska knjiga has published a voluminous, masterly illustrated book called WINE by Jovo Simišić, in which the encyclopedic knowledge of wine, wine production and winegrowing is collected, with a special accent on the Serbian territory and the countries of the region.
Under the same roof, there are three diverse program wholes – the museum dedicated to Đura Jakšić, a gallery space and a center for the promotion of the wines and brandies of Šumadija.
Travelling along the cheese and honey paths is for all those searching for new and old flavors, as well as the pleasure of discovering new places, cultures, customs, traditions, natural beauties and new attractions.
On the northern slopes of Fruška Gora Mount, on the very riverbank of the Danube, Banoštor – a lovely village visited by the lovers of good wines – lies.
Amongst the nice souvenirs you can take with you are Ethno Food jars, which are not only tasty, but also perfectly wrapped up as souvenirs “with the essentials of Serbian tastes”, gingerbread hearts from Vrnjačka Banja Spa and Maruška Studio’s silk sashes.
The Publication is an ideal reading matter for all those domestic and foreign visitors who want to gain an experience of a wine adventure throughout Serbia, taste Serbian wines in the cellars where such wines are produced.
Serbian gastronomy is built of special tastes and scents. It is specific for the Serbs to welcome their guests with unleavened round cake and salt, sweet and water, and a little glass of plum brandy, a favorite national drink.
Bermet is a special dessert wine only produced in Serbia. The history of the wine was for the first time written in Fruška Gora Mount in the 18th century.