Brda district vineyard
in the Primorska wine region.
Europe and Slovenia
tourism become more popular with sophisticated travelers,
the wines produced within its borders have risen in reputation
and have become more favored and well-known than ever before.
there are 21,600 hectares (53,373 acres) of vineyard concentrated
in three winegrowing regions: Podravje, Posavje, and Primorje.
The climate is favorable to a host of grape varieties and the
country produces whites, reds and roses, but the mother nature can play havoc with production.
is located between the Southern Alps and the Mediterranean, a
combination that results in a complicated wine growing climate.
Slovene viticulture often suffers from weather disruptions that
can drop the total annual output of Slovene vineyards in some
years by as much as half. However, the
traditional hardship usually results in production of more top
In fact, more
than 70 percent of the wines produced here are quality and high-quality
wines, with the rest marketed for export. If you're lucky enough
to be traveling through Slovenia, do as the Slovenians do, and
enjoy the availability of top-shelf wines that Slovenia natives
have been enjoying for centuries ....
More about Slovenian wines and wineries around the Web:
Wines of Slovenia - The main page of
this section offers some tasty pictures and recommendation of
wines to sample with more on wine regions and varieties, along with recommended resources.