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Some Slovenian wines
24 Apr 2003 by JR
Slovenia is like an eastern extension of Friuli in north east Italy or, as the Slovenians might put it, Friuli is effectively a western extension of Slovenia. And the best wines - generally fragrant, quite full-bodied whites which can age beautifully - are remarkably similar. The many grape varieties grown there are frequently blended. There are basically three wine regions which, confusingly for outsiders, look rather similar words at first glance: Primorje - on the coast (identified as 'C' in my notes) Podravje - up in the north eastern corner of the country just over the border from Austria and not that far from...

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