Wines of Slovenia
Little Slovenia is several timesfit on the territory of any European country, where directs his views, thousands of tourists from around the world. At the same time opportunities for recreation and entertainment are no less than in Italy, Switzerland or Germany. One of the essential components of the quality of the tour to Slovenia for those who are not alien to anything human, - wine produced in the local wineries. The most amazing thing is that the wines are known Slovenian true gourmets for centuries, and at the end of the last century, the state has entered the top ten countries, which produces the most wine per capita.
On the wine list
On the territory of Slovenia defeated hundredsvineyards, a total area of over 20 thousand hectares. The disintegration of Yugoslavia led to the decline of agriculture, other federal republics, and Slovenia's incredibly lucky: its wine industry is not only not ceased to exist, but has blossomed brighter Croatian or Serbian.
Differences in topography and climates Sloveniaenabled the wine industry to obtain a quality product of different kinds. Near the coast of the Adriatic increasingly found the production of red wines from fruits, prefer Mediterranean climate. At the foot of the largest mountain system in Europe vineyards of giving real alpine white wine - rich, slightly tart and jingling.
Wine tours in Slovenia
For advanced tourists Slovenia isgreat interest not only because of its golden beaches, springs and ski resorts. In recent years, it is gaining momentum and wine tourism, which fans visiting wineries, learn about wine production process and taste the best samples. Slovenia shows the participants of wine tours to achieve the most important agricultural regions:
- Podravje at the border with Austria. Cool summer and special grape varieties allow to get the best views of white aromatic wines.
- Maribor, where guests can enjoy high-class Rieslings. The most famous wineries - in Zametovke and on the hills of Jerusalem.
- Dolenjske Region, which is famous for the wine of the four varieties of grapes and sparkling drinks.
- Primorye, where crowds flock afflicted taste white wines from Rebula, fermentable in the skins of grapes like the red varieties.