Interview: Tomaž Prinčič (Prinčič winery, Kozana/Brda, Slovenia)

On the family farm Prinčič from Kozana in Brda they cultivate grapevine since many generations and create it’s noble product. The old writings from 1848 talk about the Prinčič family as vine and fruit growers. Since generations the tradition of collaboration with nature and protection of the nature and it’s quality products transferred to the … Continue reading

Interview: Marjan Simčič, Simčič winery, Ceglo/Brda, Slovenia

The Simčič wines (attention – we are this time talking about Marjan Simčič, not Edi Simčič, who also creates excellent and well known wines!) are for sure between the best known Slovenian wines abroad. His often awarded wines from the Slovenian Brda region (part of the vineyards are also in Italian Collio) are known as … Continue reading

Enrico Rivetto, Rivetto winery, Alba (Piemonte), Italy

        Enrico Rivetto is representing the forth generation of the wine makers from Piemonte.  Rivetto family is one of the oldest winemaking families of the region – they have been making wine for over 100 years. Today this medium size estate occupies some 35 hectares, 20 of which are vineyards, and faces the spectacular Serralunga d’Alba castle … Continue reading

Matjaž Četrtič, wines Ferdinand, Goriška Brda, Slovenia

Matjaž Četrtič, the young winemaker from Brda, who has, together with his collegue from Collio, created a rebula/ribolla based sparkling wine which is uniting Slovenia and Italy – without borders with Rebolium Sinefinis. What has brought you into the world of wines? I live in Brda, so I was always living with wines. After I finished … Continue reading

Carlo Nerozzi, Le Vigne di San Pietro, Garda, Italy

Carlo Nerozzi, the architect, who became by coincidence winemaker and who dedicates his wines to the ones he loves, tells us about his Le Vigne di San Pietro wines which are very appreciated in Italy and abroad. His Refola for example has gained 3 glasses from Gambero Rosso. What has brought you into the world … Continue reading

Miha Batič, Batič winery, Vipava Valley, Slovenia

“A complete path from must to wine is written in a grape. A great oenologist understands that wine is a masterpiece of Nature, not man. The most precious and purest wine is born from only one idea. The idea of Nature.” says Miha Batič. What has brought you into the world of wines? My blood is … Continue reading

Primož Lavrenčič and wine estate Burja, Vipava valley, Slovenia

Primož Lavrenčič is young but alredy well known producer of excellent wines from the Vipava valley. Winemaker with a clear vision of wine, which, for him, must be sophisticated, elegant and long – full of noble characteristics, which can already be found in his bottles. What has brought you into the world of wines? I … Continue reading

Alberto Ruggeri, Ambassador of Le Colture, Valdobbiadene, italy

Amberto Ruggeri is ambassador of the presigious family winery “Le Colture”, which creates on the picturesque hills of S. Stefano in Valdobbiadene, covered with vineyards of a stunning beauty, excellent “Prosecco di Valdobbiadene”. What has brought you into the world of wines? I was born into a family which was living for the wine. Our … Continue reading