2Mario Family Tradition
There is a long history of wine producing in the Mediterranean, and enjoying the pleasures of homemade wine is an essential part of life in Istria.
Here at Škabe in village of Muntić, we make 2Mario, a limited series of natural wine dedicated to our Grandpa Mario, who tended the vineyard as he was taught by his father, who learned from his father, and so on through the generations all the way back to 1634. We are honored to carry on the tradition which takes culminates every September at harvest time, when we pick the grapes to create two native varietal wines, Malvazija and Borgonja (Istrian Malvasia, Borgogna).
Because wine is a cherished part of our family heritage, we make it with love the only way we know how: the traditional way. We follow the natural laws and rhythms of the earth and the phases of the moon to gauge the best time to pick and prune the vines, and other techniques passed on from our ancestors. Always organic. Unfiltered. Spontaneously and naturally fermented with no added sulfites or other chemicals.