This wine tour is for wine lovers and enthusiasts who would like to know more about Slovenian wines AND Orange wine production. The wine tour to Karst wine region in Slovenia features wine tasting at two family-run boutique wine cellars internationally praised for their very high-quality production of wine. Taste 14 or more wines with winemakers and enjoy cold cuts of local products.
Are you a wine lover and looking for something new, something old, something local and natural? During the wine tour to Karst wine region, you will experience all this. This wine tour offers you a degustation of indigenous and international wines, fresh and mature orange wines with long maceration.In the stone villages in the middle of Karst there are numerous wine cellars. Actually, almost every house has its own vineyard and wine cellar. Most of the producing only Teran (Refosco vine), a local wine varietal reach with the bivalent iron.Join us on this wine tour and visit two wine cellars.We will leave Ljubljana in the morning and head to the Karst wine region. It takes approximately 1h to reach Karst, the land of the red soil, terra rosa and Teran wine. During your drive, the guide/driver will give you more information about the winemaking in Slovenia and if you are willing you will learn at least one of the Slovenian national toast songs.The first wine cellar is run by the fifth generation. With a winemaker, you will have a tour of the wine cellar and you will taste a spectrum of red, white, rose and sparkling wine. The cold cuts of local products will be served. Not far away from our first host is a but different wine cellar with a different philosophy of winemaking. The hardworking and experimental winemaker will thrill your taste buds with his naturally produced orange wines. Not only that most of the wines have extremely long maceration, but they are also aged for years in wooden barrels before you can enjoy them. Meet the winemaker and learn more about natural and orange wine production while tasting 8 samples of exceptional wines. Enjoy Slovenia, enjoy excellent wines!