The Scotsman: Primorska? A bucolic paradise.

We are proud to announce, that Brda region and Vipava valley, Kras, Istra and the Adriatic coast as well were discovered by Scotland national newspaper The Scotsman.

 What Scotsman wrote about Brda region?


"Brda is full of handsome hilltop villages, but beautiful Šmartno deserves a special mention. Not only is it one of the most well preserved, with Roman and medieval remains, but it also hosts the popular St Martin’s Day festival every November. With more than 30 local wine-makers and artisan food producers in attendance, there’s no better way to get to know the local fare."


"Brda can justly claim the important white grape variety Rebula (known as Ribolla Gialla across the border) as its own – it has a documented history of almost 1,000 years here. Most wineries are small family affairs, often achieving extremely high quality. Movia should feature on any oenophile’s itinerary, not just to enjoy the commanding views from the winery’s balcony out over the Brda hills, but also to listen to charismatic owner Ales Kristančič talk about the history of the estate and to taste top quality Rebula, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir ("


"Kmetija Štekar, in the tiny village of Kojsko, is the place for a peaceful farm stay. The view from its terrace over surrounding hills and natural amphitheatres of vines is magical. Janko and Tamara are excellent hosts, and it’s a joy to be able to drink their naturally made macerated white wines (aka orange wines) at source ("

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