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Piran & Wine

This coastal town, which has developed under the influence of Venice, is considered to be one of the most authentic and most photogenic towns on the Adriatic coast. Details

Wine & Bike Tour

A bike ride through vineyards of Istria is both beautiful and delicious. Tasting the superb wines is just one of many highlights of your tour. Details

Bled & Brda Wine Tour

The journey starts in the midst of the Alps - where a town with the intact nature lies - and ends in Brda also nicknamed the ‘Tuscany of Slovenia’. Details
Yes, it's every bit as lovely in real life. With its emerald-green lake, picture-postcard church on an islet, a medieval castle clinging to a rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke as backdrops.
Lipica Stud Farm
Lipica is not a destination to explore, photograph and forget. It is a place of new experiences with every visit – through the history, beautiful images of nature or the admirable horses. Lipica is a beacon of Slovenian history and a story of pride. Details
Predjama Castle
With its location and mysterious tunnels, the Predjama castle is truly something special. It impresses visitors with how well the natural cave and the man-made castle walls are interwoven, sometimes making it difficult to see where the former ends and the latter begin. Details
Vintgar Gorge
The entire walk through Vintgar Gorge is spectacular. In 1893 the gorge was opened to the public. Constructing a secured tourist trail through the wild gorge wasn't an easy task. But still today, local people view the gorge with awe and respect. Details
Piran – a Pearl of Mediterranean
Tiny, friendly and overwhelmingly picturesque. It's a town that is almost impossible not to fall in love with on your first visit, and if you only have time for a day trip you'll likely want to make plans to return. Details
The Karst Prosciutto Ham

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
Bovec Cheese
This top quality cheese is made from sheep's milk and is a testimony to the rich farming and cheesemaking heritage around the town of Bovec, dating back to the 14th century. It is also registered as Protected Designation of Origin. Its taste and smell are well-rounded and slightly spicy.
Idrija Zlikrofi
Idrijski zlikrofi are a national dish of Slovenia made from dough with a potato filling and a characteristic shape. In view of their traditional process of elaboration and recipe, The European Commission has registered idrijski zlikrofi, a type of ravioli from the western Slovenian town of Idrija, as a Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (TSG).
Carniolan Sausage
This is the best known Slovenian foodstuff in the world, and is based on the rich heritage of turning the pig into meat products. The first mention of the sausage as 'Carniolan' was in 1896.
Bela Krajina Pogaca
This is a round pogaca (a kind of flatbread) made from leavened dough, brushed with beaten egg and sprinkled with salt and caraway seeds. Before baking the surface is cut in a square net pattern, and before eating it is broken by hand in bite-size squares. Since 2001 it is classified as a protected foodstuff of traditional reputation.
Istrian Truffles
Istria truffles are a culinary winner that is hard to resist. Since the truffles are discovered in Motovun Forest some 80 years ago, it has continued to be a culinary “hit” of north-western Istria.
Prekmurska Gibanica
This excellent, juicy and most widespread Slovenian dessert from Prekmurje is stuffed with poppy seeds, cottage cheese, walnuts and apples. It is trademarked as a foodstuff with an indication of traditional reputation and therefore can only be made under this name if the original protected recipe is respected in full.
Internationally recognised & local wine varieties

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.

Refosk - the king of reds

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
Malvasia, the absolute queen of the Istrian wine cellars
Malvasia is the common name for a number of different or related varieties which have been cultivated by the inhabitants of the Mediterranean winegrowing areas since ancient times. It is a refreshing, elegant wine, containing a fruity note and, thanks to its low percentage of alcohol, is ideal for consuming with light meals.
Pinot Noir - the father of all pinot varieties
Pinot Noir is, without a doubt, the most romanticized red wine in the world. No other grape brings out such emotion and devout worship among its enthusiasts. Festivals are thrown every year in the grape’s honor.
Sipon - Napoleon's wine
What Chardonnay means to Burgundy or Sangiovese to Tuscany is Sipon to the Northeastern Slovenian wine region Podravje. More than one century ago, this white wine grape was not only widely spread in this area, but also enjoyed an excellent reputation throughout the Austro-Hungarian Empire due to its refreshing taste and its subtle fragrance.
Teran - Wine of the mighty
Teran encapsulates the story of the soil, the sun, the wind, and the people who produce it with all the details coming alive in its exceptionally fruity bouquet, with hints of fresh berries. Come and have a taste to begin your sensory exploration of the best teran!
Rebula - the first lady of Goriska Brda
The name Ribolla (in Italian) stems from "ribollire", meaning to re-boil. The Bora wind in the littoral cooled the cellars before the wine must rich in sugars was able to fully ferment, stopping fermentation, only for the wine to then "re-boil" in the spring.

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