Photo Gallery: #Winelover’s hangout in Ljubljana

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

“From Slovenia With Love” in Milano

Slovenian chefs and wine makers put a lot of passion in all that they do and are very appreciated also by their colleagues, publicists and foodies abroad. To continue in  the same way, to maintain and even strengthen the relations which were developed – friendships and collaborations, to develop also new relations and to show … Continue reading

Joël Robuchon – the man of 26 (Michelin) stars

Great people are always humble. And so is also Joël Robuchon. Great Joël Robuchon, who was titled “the chef of the century”  by the Gault Millau, the man who operates a dozen restaurants in Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Macau, Monaco, New York City, Paris, Taipei, and Tokyo, with a total of 26 Michelin stars among them – … Continue reading

Veal sweetbread with porcini in pork net with the mint sauce – by Janez Bratovž

Gabriele Zanatta wrote about him when he presented himself at the important congress “Identita Golose” this year in Milano: “What a man Janez Bratovž, Lubiana’s number one chef and a notorious face to all the tv-viewers east of north-eastern Italy. Cheerful face, hearty laugh and as see-through as the flavors he learned to put on … Continue reading

Working with nature – Edi Simčič winery

The winemaking started at the Simčič family already long ago. It’s a story of many generations and a passion deeply woven in their genes. There are things which you can’t learn but are already given you when you are born. Feeling for the nature is one of them. “Nature speaks to those who are able … Continue reading

Bubbles that have the winning factor in their DNA

Carlo Nerozzi (Le Vigne di San Pietro), Janez Bratovž (JB Restaurant) and Alberto Ruggeri (Le Colture) It looks like some bubbles have the winning factor in their DNA, these are the wines that will triumph not only in the native land but also abroad. We are talking about the bubbles of Valdobbiadene DOCG Dry `Cartizze’ … Continue reading

Playing with Water, Fire, Air and Earth

On this photo: Janez Bratovž (in the middle) with Hiroshi Tomiko Ishida (MIBU Tokyo) There are many good chefs in this world. And there are some great chefs. Janez Bratovž is one of those. He is already since many years known as one of the best Slovenian chefs, but this year his restaurant JB gained … Continue reading