Culinary Incentive in Montenegro
Updated: Aug 28, 2019
Montenegro, a scenic boutique country on the Adriatic sea that is popular for its gorgeous coastline and rich national parks, is also a great destination for culinary-themed incentives.
Its cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, and so the traditional dishes vary from region to region. Through history, the impact of the Italians, the Greek and the Turkish on the country has enriched the tastes of Montenegro through new recipes and ingredients. Colorful restaurants, boutique family wineries and other local businesses will serve you delicious, juicy dishes, prepared from fresh, local ingredients, and quality Montenegrin wines.
Gourmets will find numerous authentic culinary experiences when visiting the country, and below you’ll find our top five.
Njeguši, a town near Cetinje, is home to delicious prosciutto, pork dried in fresh air coming from the mountains, and tender homemade cheese. These delicacies are best tasted in cozy village restaurants and are served together with homemade bread and Montenegrin red wine.
In the vicinity of Lake Skadar National Park there is a family winery that charms its guests with warm hospitality, quality wines and tasty meals prepared “under the bell” (“izpod sača” in local language). While you enjoy juicy meat and vegetables prepared in that traditional manner, the family members will entertain you with countless stories and will make sure that your glass is always full.
Close to Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site, there’s an ecological oyster farm, built on the principles of sustainable development, where you can taste fresh oysters directly from the sea - an unparalleled experience for all seafood lovers.
Those who wish for a more active culinary experience, will surely appreciate a cooking class on traditional Montenegrin dishes in the kitchen of a local TV-host who, together with her husband, likes to welcome guests in their living room and entertain them with a few touching Mediterranean melodies sung acapella.
The last evening of an incentive travel is usually dedicated to culinary pampering in an unusual place with gala setting and entertainment. Imagine taking a carriage ride through blooming lush green vineyards, followed by food and wine pampering in the charming setting of the biggest wine cellar in Montenegro, accompanied by live music …
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