In the area of Banovina, medieval documents indicate developed viticulture and its economic importance. Of particular interest are documents related to the Roman Catholic Church Order of the Cistercians.
Numerous preserved toponyms also testify to the tradition of winemaking. Although the planting of vines and the cultivation of various grape varieties intensified as early as the end of the 18th century, modern Banovina winemaking developed in the middle of the 19th century and with the founding of the Petrinja Viticulture and Fruit School in 1893. some autochthonous species specific to the Petrinja region.
In order to preserve the tradition of Petrinja viticulture, since 2004 the Festival and evaluation of wines of the Petrinja vineyards have been carried out. The most important preserved autochthonous species of the Petrinja vineyards are the fragrant ranina bijela and škrlet. Viticulture is an important component of the cultural identity of the Petrinja region, which should be used in the promotion of Petrinja and the entire Banovina.