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The niece of the winemaker greeter us, directed us into the small brand new tasting room, then... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Read V
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Impressive range of wines and opportunities for truffle tasting

Visited Motovun as part of a tour from Pula. The shop and tasting facility is located near the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
London, UK
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Bataji 20 | Brkac, Motovun 52424, Croatia
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The niece of the winemaker greeter us, directed us into the small brand new tasting room, then poured whatever we wanted to taste. The wines were quite good, and an excellent value. The "fresh" wines that were aged in steel were just 50 kuna a...More

Thank Read V
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Visited Motovun as part of a tour from Pula. The shop and tasting facility is located near the summit of this photogenic hill-top town in Istria. Excellent range of wines - whites, reds and rose with the additional opportunity to sample a range of truffle...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you're at all interested in Istrian wines, please visit Fakin Wines. Yes, there are several wine shops in Motovun that offer tastings, but touring this small family operation is a treat. It's amazing what they've accomplished in only 7 years and I can only...More

Thank 10_nomad
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I’d already loved the winery’s name before I got there, “Fakin wine” not faking but sounding more like that other word. They are of a boutique size tasting room and cellar but they ain’t no small and they ain’t no faking any wines. Fakin won...More

Thank Stella L
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We were here on Wine day, we heard about this winery from a friend and we knew they got all kind of gold medals for their wines, so we had to come for a visit. This winery is not very big because two reasons, they...More

Thank Dajana M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went by and met the owner...it is a family farm and his son was working on a tractor. We tasted some very good white wines and bought a very good desert wine. Fun time

Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We spent 2 weeks travelling just around Istria, and tasted more wines than any doctor would recommend. The Fakin wines and the winery experience is outstanding, easy to see how they got selected as the best from 7500 wine producers world wide. Make sure you...More

Thank Dirrello
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect located just outside the city gate on the edge of the fortress, city wall. Macing view over the landscape and perfect place for a glass of whine or something to eat.

Thank Anders R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great new winery with excellent wines. His malvasia Prima 2015 is one of the best white wines i tried. Owner is very friendly and willing to explain all the procedure of making such great wine.

Thank IvoJelicic
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A few weeks ago my sister and I stopped in for a wine tasting at Fakin. The winemaker, Marco, was our host and he was very friendly. It was very interesting to hear about how the family farm became a winery after he studied wine...More

Thank Whitney B
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