Lara i Marko Zgrablić In Sylvis vina

About us

Our story begins in 2014, when we re-planted a vineyard on our old family estate. The estate stretches over three hectares, and our wine and other products are named In Sylvis (lat. In forests). The village in which we grew up and where the vineyard is located was named after the monastery that history remembers as Monasterium Sancti Petri in Sylvis (en. The Monastery of St. Petar in the Forests) - hence the name of our wines and products.  Somewhat distant from the village itself, our estate is surrounded by nature and a peaceful feeling that only a forest can provide. Out of this feeling of tranquility our vision emerged: we are set to lend all the best that the Istrian soil has to offer and with immeasurable love and dedication produce wine that will enchant you with its personality, taste, and smell.

As a symbol of our love, and our love for wine, nature and the Istrian land, this vineyard represent only the beginning of what we plan to build. We intent to expand the vineyard and olive grove, and turn our estate into an oasis in which everyone can find rest and shelter from the hectic modern life.

Join us in this story about love and wine; watch our vines grow and visit us: with a glass of wine, the scent of trees and the earth, give yourself to the charms of our vineyard in the forest.


     Lara and Marko



Our vineyard is located in the heart of Istrian peninusla, in the village of Sveti Petar u Šumi. Somewhat distancedfrom the village, it is surrounded with nature and tranquility of forest. More than 5800 vines of Istrian Malvasia are planeted on 1, 2 hectares of land. The cultivation method is a traditional single Istrian guyot that gives grapes of high quality and controlled yields. This, in combination with traditional cultivation method and Mediterranean climate provided by vicinity of Lim Valley, results in a unique terroir of central Istria that characterizes In Sylvis's wines.

In addition to grapevine, 15 olives of Istrian bjelica, 15 fig trees, as well as shrubs of raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, lavender, and rosemary were planted. Every year, we enrich our estate with new fruit and vegetable species that we use to produce other domestic natural products.

Our wines

Malvazija istarska

Istrian malvasia

Protected designation of origin: Croatia Istria

Alcohol Content:  13,0 vol%

White wine of yellow to green color, with intense fruit aromas of apricot, pear, and with a light floral aroma. Dry wine with full taste and solid body. Pleasant freshness and long duration.

PRICE: 50,00 kn

Do you wish to visit us and taste our wine with other Istrian local products? The wine offer includes In Sylvis Istrian Malvasia and Florens rose, as well as matured malvasia Arbor (lat. wood) and Arbor cuveé and special sweet dessert wine Arbor selection made using dried wine grapes in the passito method and extra virgin olive oil. Come and visit us: fulfill your day with Istrian wine, and experience the magical Istrian land.



MON - SUN: 04 pm - 21 pm



Teran 2017.

...Visit us and try the new In Sylvis Teran, a wine with light fruity aromas that proves that red wines can be enjoyed even in the warmer season which is upon us.


Arbor malvasia 2016.

In October 2017 we added a new, special wine to our list, the In Sylvis Arbor... the time spent in barrels gave our Arbor Malvasia wooden notes of vanilla and hazelnuts that did not cover the varietal aromas of the Malvazia Istrian


...On the 24th Wine Exhibition in Gračišće, among 252 other samples that were evaluated by experts, our malvasia In Sylvis got 84.33 points and was rewarded with gold medal... 


24. Wine Exhibition in Gračišće

In Sylvis - Floren rose
In Sylvis - Malavzija istarska
In Sylvis - WineRi
Slatka malvazija
In Sylvis malvazije
Arbor malvazija
In Sylvis - vineyard - vinograd
Florens rose
berba 2017
In Sylvis - olives
In Sylvis - family
In Sylvis - Arbor
In Sylvis - olive oil
In Sylvis vina - berba 2017
In Sylvis vina
In Sylvis vinograd
Malvazija istarska
In Sylvis vina - Lara i Marko
In Sylvis vina
In Sylvis vina

Contact us

Turčinovići 80, Sv. Petar u Šumi 52404 

GSM: +385 98 9475 313  \ +385 99 8744 262

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