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Faros

Brand name for a dry red wine based on the Croatian Hvar island is marketed by the Dalmacijavina winery in Starigrad. The Greeks already brought 600 BC. Chr. Viticulture on the island then called Dimos and founded Polis Pharos - today's Starigrad - from which the name is derived. The growing area is flat and sandy. The red wine is pure from the indigenous Plavac Mali vinified. The Vinarija Plancic winery produces a similar wine called "Pharion". See also under the wines Dingac and postup obtained from the same variety.

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