Jure Gašperšič  -  March 17, 2018

New York, 20 December – Today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution declaring 20 May as World Bee Day. Every year on this day, the attention of the global public will be drawn to the importance of preserving bees and other pollinators. People will be reminded of the importance of bees […]

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In search of wild daffodils on Golica, a picturesque mountain in the Karawanks
Jerneja Fidler Pompe  -  April 25, 2017

Known for endless fields of wild white daffodils, Mt. Golica is particularly popular in late April and early May. In fact, I fully subscribe to the April visits, and, guilty as charged, have never hiked it in another month before. This time, though, I was too early for the daffodils, but was compensated with equally […]

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Ana Roš: The female chef putting Slovenia on the map
Jure Gašperšič  -  March 8, 2017

“Love comes through the stomach.” –Slovenian Proverb This proverb comes to life for travelers who visit Slovenia and enjoy the delicious traditional Slovenian dishes and incredible Slovenian wines. Travelers can experience the delights of Slovenian cooking, hidden in old recipes, almost anywhere they go in Slovenia, from family inns to restaurants, and at special events […]

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The Fourth Color of Wine: Wines of Slovenia
Jure Gašperšič  -  February 9, 2017

Nearly everyone is familiar with red, white, and rosé wines. But what about the fourth color of wine? “What fourth color?” you ask. Orange! Regions like France’s Jura are well known for their oranges wines, but one emerging wine producer has some great oranges to offer as well: Slovenia. So how do you get orange […]

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Jure Gašperšič  -  December 14, 2016

A Brief History of Slovenian Wine 400 BC The history of winemaking in the current territory of Slovenia begins with the Celts. Wine is kept in oak barrels, wrapped with iron strips. 100 AD The Romans arrive, and Celtic winemaking methods disappear. The Romans expand wine production using their own methods of archiving and maturing […]

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