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Wine Tour East Slovenia
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Wine Tour East Slovenia

Enjoy a comfortable journey through spectacular landscapes of East Slovenia and indulge your taste buds in noble flavours of Podravska wines and delicious local goodies. This is a major Slovene winegrowing region, with traditional family estates and excellent vineyard locations, considered to be among the best 4% in the world.

We will start the trip from Ljubljana to Maribor, the second largest town in Slovenia where you wil enjoy the delightful Old Town and it's embankments along the Drava River, buzzed with coffee places.
After we boost our energy with a coffe or glass of wine at the World's oldest fertile, 450 years old grapevine, we will continue toward one of the most beautiful wine regions in Slovenia - Jeruzalem.

Lovely countryside passages thru authentic villages and hilly landscapes dotted with vineyards, will bring us to picturesque hilltop populated with the Jeruzalem village, known for its scenic vistas and super good wine

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You will have the opportunity to taste some local wines and the unique cold pressed pumpkin oil at the local farm, known for being of the best in all of Slovenia. Slovene pumpkin oil is one of Slovenia's best kept secrets, yet to be discovered.

Last stop on our tour will be in the Slovenia’s oldest town - Ptuj, known for its magnificent castle and a symphony of red-tile roofs, which are best viewed from across the Drava river. This Medieval feel town rests on Roman 'Petovia' fundaments, and is place of where the Roman Emperor Vespasian got elected by the Danuban legions, a major military force of the time.

Ptuj is also home of mystic 'Kurent' masks festival. The legends say that Kurents are daemons that scare away the winter, so that the spring can return. Kurents are considered UNESCO Protected Intangible Partimony of Humanity.

You shall enjoy late afternoon fine wine tasting with one of the best winemakers from this region and have the opportunity to spend some time with the locals and taste some of the most recognizable wines from this region. They are ˆipon, Italian and Rhein Riesling, Chardonnay, Tramminer, Yellow Muscat, Blue Franconian, Pinot Noir and Black Velvet

Stop At:

• Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist), Slomshkov trg 20, Maribor 2000 Slovenia
• Jeruzalem Church, Jeruzalem 8, Ivanjkovci 2259 Slovenia
• Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), Na gradu 1, Ptuj 2250 Slovenia

Sample Menu

• Local goodies - salami, cheese, olives, prosciutto, other local goodies, etc

Duration:10 hours
Commences in:Ljubljana, Slovenia

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