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  • Primoz Lavrenčič – winemaking amidst the Burja winds

    Primoz Lavrenčič – winemaking amidst the Burja winds

    Slovenia’s Primoz Lavrenčič has been praised for his dedication to nurturing traditional winemaking in Vipava through an insistence on indigenous yeasts, autochthonous varieties, soil preservation, (non-certified) organic farming and minimal use of sulfur dioxide at bottling.

     
  • Aleš Kristančič and the Movia Estate in Goriška Brda

    Aleš Kristančič and the Movia Estate in Goriška Brda

    Aleš Kristančič’s Movia Estate in Goriška Brda – which itself lies in western Slovenia and northeastern Italy – offers a range of award-winning wines, including from autochthonous varieties such as Rebula.

     
  • Refošk by Rojac, Slovenia

    Refošk by Rojac, Slovenia

    “The soil of the region where the Rojac family grow their vines provides this wine with a deep and mineral structure…this red is rather slightly ‘metallic’ like the terra rossa (red clay soil, containing iron) Teran. It is a pleasant and very surprising taste, followed by black and red pepper... Continue reading