Slovenian White Wine Part 2: Spotlight on Goriška Brda

Slovenian White Wine Goriska Brda

Reading Time: Of all the wine districts in Slovenia, few are held in such high regard as Goriška Brda. Goriška Brda (or Brda for short) is a district in Slovenia's Primorska region. Brda is basically an extension of Italy's Collio DOCG. It actually could be considered the other way

Slovenian White Wine Part 1

slovenian white wine part 1

Reading Time: Thank goodness for Slovenian white wine. This tiny country located is located on the north coast of the Adriatic Sea. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in wine quality. Around 70% of Slovenia's production is white wine. I use the term white wine loosely because

Slovenian Red Wine

Slovenian red wine

Reading Time: Slovenia is a tiny country sandwiched between Austria and Italy. For a country with such a small stature (area-wise), it over-delivers in terms of wine quality. It has nearly 22,000 hectares (54,000 acres) of land dedicated to vineyards, 70% of production is white wine. This doesn't mean you

The Return of Modri les Noirs

modri les noirs pinot noir slovenia

Reading Time: The Pinot Noir landscape is varied and hyper-global. Touted as 'the heartbreak grape', many winemakers around the world feel inspired to take on Pinot Noir's demanding and finicky nature. And when a variety is grown in so many drastically different viticultural places, the question of varietal typicity becomes

Vinart Grand Tasting: Croatian Wine from the Archive

Vinart Grand Tasting Croatian Wine

Reading Time: Do you like wines with a touch of bottle age? Croatia is a fascinating country with plenty of quality wines made from both indigenous and international varieties. Thanks to the high volume of tourists and a voracious local market, the best producers sell out of their production every