Slovenia is is world known also for its vines and wine, the country is divided into 3 wine growing lands: Posavje, Podravje and Primorska. These lands are furthermore divided into 8 wine growing regions. Slovenian vineyards cover around 25.000 ha of area, where 45 species of grapevine grows, 20 of them are autochthonous. Thanks goes to the small regions with favourable climatic conditions, as Slovenia has on this small area diverse selection and offer of red, white and foaming wines. These wines are highly appreciated in the world.
In Ljubljana, specifically on Trubarjeva ulica grows the noted grapevine Trstenjak’s vine from Ljutomer-Ormož district. On June 20th 1994, on the 850th anniversary of Slovenia’s capital, this wine was donated and planted by the great Prlek and cosmopolitan academic dr. Anton Trstenjak.
The wine, which decorates Ljubljana, is taken care by the Prleki or Slovenian knight order of wine. Already at planting mag. Milan Lovrenčič took a commitment to treat the vine. In the treatment itself also belongs every year’s cut, which represents an interesting event for passers-by, as well as the opportunity to get some information about the vine and viticulture.
”In honour of the wine and the homeland”
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Ljubljana is the capital and largest city of Slovenia. It is geographical, political, scientific, economic, administrative and cultural center of Slovenian nation and most important economic center. It was at the crossroads of Germanic, Romance and Slavic people, their languages, customs and traditions. [_Read more_]
Statue of Anton Trstenjak
Statue of Anton Trstenjak was in Ljubljana uncovered at the memorial ceremony, 100th anniversary of his birth and 10th anniversary of his death. Memorial ceremony and solemn academy were prepared by the Establishment of dr. Anton Trstenjak and City municipality Ljubljana. [_Read more_]