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

Rebula from Brda at Vinitaly

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I would like to invite all my friends (and not only), together with their friends to come and visit the wine makers from Brda who will dedicate their presence at Vinitaly 2012 to Rebula. Beside Rebula you will be able to taste also other wines of those 11 wine makers. They will be there from … 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

Teranum at Trieste and Karst

Kante wine cellar. Photo by Bruno Gaberšek

Karst is a territory of the strong natures. The “burja/bora” wind blows away the earth and so strong rocks are often more visible then the rare but precious red earth – terra rossa. So is also with people. The history of Karsic people is history of fights for survival, which made people strong and wise. … Continue reading

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