Friday, 10 September 2021

Grape Harvest Begins in Feričanci - Enosophia is Born!

September 10, 2021 - Enosophia is born! The new winery and Slavonian wine brand have started harvesting grapes, which will supplement the existing offer after fermentation.

The harvest at the Božilovac vineyard site in Feričanci has begun! The first in the repertoire was the Graševina variety, part of which has already been selected for sparkling wine bases that need a little more acid.'

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"While for most people, the end of August and the beginning of September means the end of summer, for us, that period means the beginning of the grape harvest and the most exciting part of the year. This year we expect about 1,100 tons of grapes, of which the largest amount belongs to Graševina, followed by Frankovka. Through a rich assortment in our vineyards, we manage to optimally organize the harvest according to the ripening of our grapes," said the head of viticulture and wine production at Enosophia, Lucija Kužir.


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After the sparkling wine bases, it starts with the regular harvest of the other varieties, followed by Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon blanc, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah. Kužir added that no wine-growing year is the same, so this year she surprised several times. But, despite many challenges, all Enosophia vineyards are in excellent health and the happiest part of the wine year began with this harvest."


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Quality is our first priority, and with favorable ratios of quality and quantity, we manage to produce exactly the same grapes for our wines as we need for a particular product," concluded Lucija Kužir.


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During the event, a toast was organized for diligent pickers where they had a unique opportunity to taste the new Nice To See You sparkling wine.


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We remind you that the Enosophia brand appeared on the market in early July this year. It is unique in its holistic approach to the brand, care for people, ecology, and sustainable development, and the ambition to position Slavonia as a desirable wine tourist destination. In addition to a holistic approach to the development process and the vision of the new brand, Enosophia is unique because of the innovative technology and interactive AR label on its first wines - Graševina TRS No. 5 in the Matarouge rosé.


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For example, with the help of augmented reality, it is possible to read specially composed music with the help of a mobile application on the wine label TRS No. 5, which, according to research, improves the taste of wine. Likewise, by reading the Matarouge label, the user can learn more about the world's most famous rosé regions. The quality of the new Graševina was also recognized at this year's prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards, where TRS No. 5 won bronze.

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Monday, 5 July 2021

Enosophia: First Wine with Interactive AR Label on Croatian Market

July the 5th, 2021 - Enosophia is the first wine available here on the Croatian market with an interactive AR label and an aim to properly position Slavonia among the top wine regions.

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Enosophia is the new face of the Croatian wine scene, a new brand from the Slavonian winery Feravino, which was presented to the public in the Zagreb restaurant La Grma. Enosophia, which in Greek means the wisdom of wine (from the words enos = wine and sophia = wisdom) is said to have originated as a result of development based on a long tradition, investment and ambition to create a quality wine story.

That is showcased by the fact that Enosophia, although a novelty here on the Croatian wine market, was developed as part of the natural process of growth and development of the Feravino brand.

"Through the new brand, we want to provide our consumers with added value, not only through raising the quality of our products but also through taking a holistic approach to the brand. It implies care for people, ecology and sustainable development as well as positioning Slavonia as a desirable wine tourism destination,'' they stated at the promotion of Enosophia.

“We're extremely happy to present Enosophia as a result of our winery's new development strategy and long-term sustainability. It includes significant investments in the development of the winery, the main goal of which is the development of Slavonia to be among the best wine destinations in Croatia. By caring for the sustainable development of the Fericanj area, we want to work on the return of young people to whom we can provide secure jobs and development prospects. We want to do this through and with our new brand Enosophia, which was developed by a team of dedicated and motivated people guided by a common vision,'' said Ivan Ergovic on behalf of the family.

Ivan Maricic, the director of the Osilovac company, added that Enosophia wants to be a modern winery based on the principles of sustainability and social responsibility, with innovative wines from the Fericanac vineyards.

“With the new Enosphia brand, we've gone through a demanding rebranding process guided by a clear vision that we want to be the best. And that in creating the best wine, we want the best teams, educated consumers and a better, more sustainable environment. Enosophia is a story we want to share because consumers today are looking for more than just products. They want a story, an emotion and an experience and that's exactly what makes Enosophia unique. We believe that our consumers will recognise the excellence, innovation and approach behind this wine story,'' stated the director of Osilovac.

A team of oenological experts, including Lucija Kuzir and Martin Kovacevic, is responsible for the development of the new Feravin brand.

The first two wines in the new "spirit" are Grasevina TRS No. 5 and the Matarouge rose, which is adorned with an interactive label with the features of AR (augmented reality), from which information about the wine and the producer can be read. According to the winery, it is the first of its kind in the Croatian wine industry, combining technology and wine in order to appeal to younger consumers.

According to the label, the Winery in Fericanci has had a cellar since back in 1804, and last year a new cellar was opened, which is a kind of synergy of tradition and modernity. Grapes in the Fericanci vineyards are grown on 160 hectares of vineyards and the presentation demonstrated how Enosophia goes with food, and the dishes that go well with these wines were designed by chef Goran Kocis, a holder of the Michelin star.

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