Little Country-Big Wines
Dec 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
In the Northeast of Slovenia, in the Maribor region's Lent district, a 400-year-old grape vine has sunk its roots deep into the earth. This vine, of the Zametovka variety, still produces from 33-55 kilos of grapes each year. The Vinag winery bottles the wine in 250ml bottles, which are presented by the Mayor of Maribor as gifts to dignitaries and special guests. The Vinag vine is an apt symbol for Slovenia's wineries. They have endured for two thousand years, thriving on the very different terro...
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