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Top Choice Food & Drinks in Buzet

Destilerija Aura

Occupying the extensive cellars of the elegant 1907-built Narodni Dom (People's House), this Aladdin's cave is filled with glistening bottles, hip flasks and jars of the rakije (grappas), liqueurs and jams that are …
Food & Drinks in Motovun

Miro Tartufi

Truffles infuse olive oil, cheese and sausage in this cute wee shop. However, the main reason to visit is to arrange a truffle hunt (around €65 per person for a three-hour experience, including lunch). The family al…
Food in Buzet

Zigante Tartufi

Hidden away in a cave near the main roundabout in the bottom part of town, this little store stocks truffles in various shapes and forms – in olive oil, cheese, tapenades and sausages. It also stocks wine and rakija…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Hum


This outpost of the Buzet distillery sells it's own branded rakija (grappa) and jams, along with wine, chocolate, truffle products and souvenirs.
Drinks in Roč


Stocks about 30 rakija (grappa) varieties, including seven brands of biska (made from white mistletoe).
Food in Grožnjan

Zigante Tartufi

The best place in town to sample and buy Istrian truffles, oil, cheese, wine and rakija (grappa).