Slovenia boasts over 28,000 wineries in 9 distinct wine regions, which produce over 50 different grape varieties, some indigenous to Slovenia. The long viticultural history and diverse geographical features offer the perfect conditions for the creation of many tasty wines. Noticed by high-end gastronomy circles, Slovenian wines are becoming popular among visitors, who are pleasantly surprised and pleased by their discovery.
In order to really delve into Slovenian wine culture, it is best to spend some time in the wine country, seeing its beauty and meeting its people. This day trip will take you to the Slovenian wine region called Vipava Valley. We will go on an easy walk through local vineyards, learning more about the terroir – the climate and the soil – and seeing how grapes grow.
We will visit boutique winemakers and learn about their wine making process directly from them in the intimate setting of a rustic family-owned wine cellar. There, you will get to know all about their history and their humble beginnings.
Certainly, a visit to a wine cellar cannot be complete without a wine tasting. You will be introduced to the local wines, the Slovenian wine culture and the peculiarities of Vipava Valley wine region. You will taste some internationally-renowned local varieties, typical for Slovenia or even just Vipava Valley.
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