Golden Stars and Golden Crowns for Slovenian wines in Italian wine guide Vini Buoni D’Italia

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For the first time Slovenian wines of Primorska region (so Istria, Karst, Vipava and Brda – regions which are bordering with Italy) will be included into Italian wine guide Vini buoni d’Italia (Touring Club). Slovenian wines got excellent votes – many of them received 4 stars, 12 wines instead went even to finale for the … Continue reading

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

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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

Matjaž Četrtič, wines Ferdinand, Goriška Brda, Slovenia

Matjaž Četrtič (Photo: Archive Četrtič)

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

Cook it raw 2010 in Lapland

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Cook It Raw is a very special culinary event. It is the brainchild of Academy member Alessandro Porcelli, and is run in conjunction with Andrea Petrini and Carla Capaldo. Taking chefs away from the pressures of a kitchen and the day to day running of a restaurant, gathered with their peers from around the world, … Continue reading

Movia’s Pinot Grigio featured in The Wall Street Journal

From Slovenia to Santa Barbara, Pinot Grigios worth tasting

In Friuli I had really stunning examples from Lis Neris and Vie di Romans, but of course we all know the syndrome of the little country wine that tastes unbelievably great in context, on the home court, when one is on vacation, surrounded by scenic ruins and charming rustics. But a few years ago I … Continue reading

Water for the Body, Wine for the Soul / Movia

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When the talk turns to Slovenian wine, most connoisseurs will think of Movia. The magnificent Veliko Rdeče (The Great Red) and Veliko Belo (The Great White); the simple and sincere – but so perfect in her simplicity and sincerity – Rebula; Lunar crowned by the powerful magic of the moon; Puro, which, in its primordial … Continue reading

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