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Goriska Brda

Goriska Brda is a wine district in Slovenia’s Primorje wine-growing region, straddling the border with Italy’s Collio district, just north of the Gorizia, Italy and Nova Gorica, Slovenia.

Slovenia Wine Notes – A Visit to the Jakončič Winery

Sanja Muzaferija of Total Croatia Wine visits the Jakončič winery in western Slovenia's Goriška Brda district which notably took home two medals from the 2016 Decanter Wine Awards - platinum for its 2013 Carolina Rebula (Ribolla Gialla) and gold for its 2012 Carolina Bela (white), a blend of 60% Chardonnay, 35% Rebula and 5% Sauvignon Blanc.…
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Wine & song – August’s pic picks

From my personal dandy dozen snaps from August, a view of western Slovenia's goriska brda, probably my favorite corner in this country of many favorite corners. The rest of the month's selection, including a few shots from a working visit to Osaka, are here. Previous personal pic(k)s -          goriska brda, originally uploaded by pirano.
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Martin: The Only Saint That Matters?

VIPOLŽE, SLOVENIA -- I wasn't exactly sure what to expect once I got to this small village, just a stone's throw from the Italian border, to join in last Saturday's St. Martin's Day festivities. One thing I did not expect was a throng of more than 2,000 crammed into this village of perhaps 200, with techno, house and trance music emanating from a…
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