Petrič Winery, Famous Locally and Internationally
Petrič Winery was established in 1778 in the Vipava Valley. Several generations of this winemaking family have put in the effort to make it the brand it is today. In the 17th century, Valvasor praised the wines from the Slap region and wrote that the terraced of vineyards at Slap, close to the Loze, are the most delicious.
Petrič Winery wines have unique aromas and flavors, they are produced with two autochthonous grape varieties, Pinela and Zelen.
Even though the winery has a lot of history and tradition on their side, they combine traditional values with modern and innovative processes to craft the best possible wines and are recognized both locally and internationally.
The Perfect Region for Vines
The vineyards of Petrič Winery are present across a large land; they currently grow thirty thousand vines. The natural conditions like soil, rainfall, sunshine, and temperature are perfect in the region for vines cultivation. Their famous wine village has the most vines per person in the whole of Europe.
Organic Methods at the Winery
The principal grape varieties grown on the estate are Zelen, Pinela, Muscato, and Merlot. The best grapes are used to make their exquisite red, white, rosé, and dessert wines. Recently, they upgraded their cellar with modern equipment and technology to boost their winemaking process. All the work takes place with organic methods, and there is no use of any chemical fertilizers or pesticides. There is minimal intervention, and the wines are allowed to hold their natural taste and structure.