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It only takes salt, fresh air, bora wind, close monitoring and time to produce top quality Karst Prosciutto Ham.The many-century-long tradition of salting and drying pork, especially pork legs, in the Karst wind known as 'burja', is the godparent of this top-quality product that is protected as a geographical indication. Details
Slovenian wines from varieties established in numerous winemaking countries can easily measure up. Some Slovenian wines are even better in quality and fullness of aroma and flavour. There are internationally recognised wine varieties from white and red varieties of grapes. White wines primarily include chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, pinot gris. Very popular among the wine lovers are also red wines, such as cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noit, syrah/shiraz.
Due to limited production, these and other Slovenian wines cannot conquer the largest global markets; however, they can conquer the most demanding ones. You will be easily convinced of this during a wine tasting. Wine connoisseurs rank numerous Slovenian wine-makers at the top of the world, while their products are offered in the most prestigious restaurants worldwide.
Historical records show that the Roman Empress Livija Drussila (the wife of Augustus) who lived to the enviable age of 86 years (at that time) presumably by many references to her enjoyment of the this “black grape”. Apparently, Augustus had roads built into the Istrian Peninsula to satisfy his wife’s palate.Refosk could even be the same grape that Pliny the Elder documented as the old Roman puccinum. Details