Arrival of guests and socializing /
presentation of vintage 2018 of Rebula wines.
28 August 2019
11.00 – 13.30
Rebula wines, from the recent vintage 2018 to 2011.
The phenomenal multifaceted structural character of Reb-ula will be presented by Gašper Čarman, one of the best wine experts in Slovenia, who will also be hosting the Master Class. (Slovenian Sommelier of the Year 2013 and 2015, owner of a company distributing Slovenian wines and importer of foreign wines to Slovenia)
The latest research findings on the terroir of Brda and its characteristics will be shown by Dr. Denis Rusjan, professor at the Biotechnical faculty of University of Ljubljana, specialised in ampelography and terroir.
The most prominent Italian sommelier and wine critic Luca Gardini will take us through the selection of flavours of exquisite Rebula wines from 2018 down to 2011 with his vivid descriptions. (World’s Best Sommelier in 2010, author of numerous articles for a series of Italian and foreign newspapers and owner of gardininotes.com)
This years’ edition will feature MW Caroline Gilby, UK, renowned freelance writer and consultant, specialising in wines from Central and Eastern Europe. Gilby is also Regional Chair for North, Central and Eastern Europe at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2019. She will speak about the potential of Rebula – Ribolla Gialla as an indigenous wine with a vast amplitude of interpretation, on the global market. She will also discuss strategies for promoting Rebula wines and current consumption trends.
13.30 – 14.00
Break / Light lunch
14.00 – 17.00
Wine tasting with the finest Rebula wines from the Brda and Collio region
17.00 – 19.30
Aperitif at Gredič Castle Restaurant
Gala Dinner with especially selected Magnum Rebula Old vintages at the charming Gredič Castle Restaurant. The wines will be accompanied by culinary artworks from the talented young Slovenian Chef David Bucik
29 August 2019
Tours of picturesque Brda, its vineyards and wineries
upon prior agreement