Vipava valley a narrow valley in western Slovenia located between the Mediterranean, Alps and the Karst. Vipava valley is covered with 2.265 ha of vineyards, most of them on limestone soil. Many of the winemakers are exceptional, their wines are familiar to wine enthusiasts all around the world. Here are planted a range of varieties and styles. Most important grape varieties are Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Malvazija Istarska and Ribolla Gialla. There are also very notable white blends from typical white wine varietals of Vipava valley: Zelen, Pinela, Klarnica and red Barbera
Top Rated Wine Cellars
two winery visits, 12 wines, cold cuts at each wine cellar
Driver / Wine host
English-speaking driver, private wine host throughout the day
Hotel Pickup & Drop-off
Vipava is approx. 50 minute drive from Ljubljana
Monday - Friday or by request
Vipava Valley Wine Tour Itinerary
Stop #1 - Hotel pick up
Morning departure from Ljubljana and head towards the Vipava valley wine region. During the drive, you will get to know more about the wine region you are about to visit, its history, culture, and wine.
Stop #2 - Wine tasting 1
After a bit less than one hour long drive, we arrive at the first wine cellar for a wine degustation of variety of white and red wines. During your first wine tasting experience you will enjoy indigenous and international wine varietals.
Stop #3 - Lunch
Visit of the Vipava town and lunch of local dishes made of fresh ingredients.
Stop #4 - Wine tasting 2
The second wine cellar is again something exceptional. Like most of the winemakers in Slovenia also in Vipava wine makers are very much concerned about natural aproach to winemakeing. Aother wine tasting experience including a barell wine tasting. By request the second wine tasting experience can be in near by Karst wine region (30 min drive), so you can have two different perspectives in one day.
Stop #5 - Return to Ljubljana
Tour Pricing of Wine Tasting Tour to Vipava Valley
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