Workshop in Ljubljana: The luxury of orange dimension

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Isabelle Legeron: http://www.thatcrazyfrenchwoman.com/ Registrations: From 12th November at http://www.slovenskifestivalvin.si/obiskovalci/delavnice

15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in Ljubljana

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On 22 and 23 November 2012 Ljubljana will host the traditional 15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in the Grand hotel Union. More: http://en.slovenskifestivalvin.si/

Vinitaly report: Wine market trends in USA

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Three questions help interpret the wine market in major and emerging consumer countries, three questions help explain how winemaking in changing in the light of evolution in consumer preferences and even climate change. Vinitaly posed six questions to the journalists and oenologists – among the most famous and qualified in the world – selected as … Continue reading

Leonardo by Slovenian winemaker Marjan Simčič proclaimed as Wine of the year in UK

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I’m always happy to hear good news. This one is very special. Leonardo 2005, the dessert wine of the Simčič winery (Marjan Simčič) was on this years Sommeliers Wine Awards in UK proclaimed as wine of the year. Leonardo wine is produced with 5,000 kg of extraordinary Ribolla grapes that are hand picked and air … Continue reading

“Dalla Slovenia con Amore” / “From Slovenia with Love” back to Rome on 26th November 2012

Group of Slovenian winemakers at last "Dalla Slovenia con amore" in Milano this year

IT (bellow also in English) Gia tradizionale presentazione della enogastronomia Slovena a Roma “Dalla Slovenia con amore” si svolgera questo anno il 26. novembre nella bellissima sala Ailanto sul rooftop del albergo Marriott Grand Hotel Flora sulla Via Veneto. ATTENZIONE: Per limite dello spazio, sara evento aperto solo per limitato numero dei professionisti di enogastronomia … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: #Winelover’s hangout in Ljubljana

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On 4th of October we have organised in Ljubljana a #winelover hangout. For the international group of guests coming from (USA, England, Scotland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia) we have organised a very special evening with the best chef in Ljubljana, Janez Bratovž in his restaurant Restavracija JB and with three winemakers, all of them traditional … Continue reading

XX Vinitaly International Wine Competition – enrolments now open

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  Wine samples to be assessed by the jury made up of internationally renowned journalists and many of the most qualified oenologists in the world must arrive by 20 October. Entries are open from early September to 20 October for the Vinitaly International Wine Competition (www.vinitaly.it), scheduled 12-16 November in Verona. Now at its XX … Continue reading

London’s Hedonism offers ‘pinnacle of wine retail’

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    A new wine store in London’s well-heeled Mayfair wants to become the ‘pinnacle’ of wine retail and the best shop of its kind in the world. Hedonism Wines, which opened last week (16 August), stocks around 1,000 spirits and 3,500 wines, focusing on what it calls the ‘creme de la creme’ from each … Continue reading

New design for the Movia winery

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Movia winery of the legendary Slovenian wine magician Aleš Kristančič is presenting the new wine vintages with new design. Very minimalistic labels were designed by Slovenian graphic designer Nina Bavčer. So be aware next time when you will be searching for Movia wines – design is new, content is same as always. Or even better? … Continue reading

Christie’s has launched the first in a series of online-exclusive sales

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Chateau Cheval Blanc 2000 A wine fanatic yet too lazy to drag yourself to the auction house? Well, good news – Christie’s has launched the first in a series of online-exclusive sales. First up is Signature Cellars, an auction of fine and rare wines totalling 301 lots. Sale highlights include a dozen bottles of 1982 Lafite, California … Continue reading

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