Category Archives: Itinerary

Slovenia Rich in “truly organic” Local and Seasonal Produce

    From April through May it’s asparagus time in Slovenia and I arrived just in time this year to catch the end of the harvest.  Many home gardens have their special patch of asparagus to supply the family.  I … Continue reading

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Highlights of Taste of Slovenia May 30-June 9, 2014— You still have time to join us.

The Taste of Slovenia 2014 tour has many new food experiences this year and offers the opportunity to meet the local people who are producing real and artisanal foods.  The tour has a few places still available for interested persons. … Continue reading

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Fresh Milk, Raw Milk, Anytime at the Mlekomat– Automatic Milk Machines in Slovenian Markets

In the Capitol, Ljubljana, a vibrant farmer’s market is operating every day of the week except Sundays. Located in the heart of the old town, green grocers, local farmers and townspeople sell their wares. What is in season, blooming, budding, … Continue reading

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OTOČEC CASTLE the only water castle in Slovenia. A lovely stop on our Tour

A very lovely stop on our Taste of Slovenia culinary tour in the Dolenjska region is the Otočec Castle, built on an island in the Krka river. The region is rich in history and natural beauty. The Castle dates to … Continue reading

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Taste of Slovenia 2014 tour announced, May 30- June 9, 2014

We are very proud to announce that our second annual premier culinary tour, Taste of Slovenia, will take place May 30 to June 9, 2014, showcasing the traditional and local cuisines of this small jewel of a country.  You may ask, … Continue reading

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Slovenian white wines take gold medals

Slovenia has basically three main wine producing centers: Primorska, Posavje and Podravje.  On our 2013 Taste of Slovenia tour we tasted wines mainly from the Primorska Region, which includes those of the Vipava Valley, Karst, Goriska Brda and Slovenian Istria, … Continue reading

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Piranske Soline at Taste of Slovenia Real Food Tour

On our Taste of Slovenia Real Food Tour this past May, 2013, our group visited the Saltpans on the Piran Bay. Salt is still being harvested here and many shops dot the countryside selling versions of the salt, including the “fleur … Continue reading

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