Meet Marinko. He’s a winemaker in Solkan, Goriška Brda. Nestled away in one of the back streets, Marinko is working away in his winery. And he’s working hard too – at the time of writing, the harvest has only just finished and in between the important works of winemaking, he has numerous meetings and appointments … Read more…


One of the most persuasive claims in food science literature, as well as in press articles about food and flavour is that between 75% and 95% of what we perceive of as taste, actually results from the stimulation of the olfactory receptors in the nose instead. This claim seems true for wine tasting as well. … Read more…


Wine is not just a beverage to sip after a long working day, it has a language too. Strengthening your wine vocabulary is key to understanding everything from the different types of wine, as well as the complex tastes within. Tannins: This is what gives some wines a bitter flavour and the dry texture that … Read more…


If you didn’t know this already, there are certain aspects that need to be taken into account when storing wine at home as to make sure it keeps its properties and lasts longer. Not all wines benefit from long-term aging and, today, those are not the wines we’re going to talk about, but rather those … Read more…


You have to love your job to wake at 05:15 in the morning and then drive for the next 4 hours to sit in an airport, get herded along in traditional airport fashion and end up at the finish line a mere 16 hours after waking. Luckily, I do. Crazy? Possibly. This time, I’m here … Read more…


We are not only drinking wine, you know. We take care of ourselves and eat healthy. At least we try to. Me and my husband are fans of granola. Especially during the week when you don’t have a lot of time to prepare breakfast granola, fruit and yogurt are delicious and quick option. Last week we … Read more…