Take part in grape harvesting in Vipava valley!

The time of harvesting wine grapes in wine-growing Primorska region is here. The picking of grapes in September every year is one of the most crucial steps in the process of winemaking. Be part of authentic grape harvesting experience in Vipava valley. Experience age-old method of picking grapes by hands, sing and make jokes with cheerful hand pickers and savour delicious local dishes (jota stew with sauerkraut, sausage and beans; cottage cheese štruklji; sweet potica dessert) and excellent wines from Vipava valley (pinela, zelen). Trgatev is the finest time for wine producers and grape-pickers. Celebrate bndima/grape harvesting, the beginning of wine-making, in Vipava valley.

“I will buy a little hill upon which I will plant vines. I invite friends and drink it too.” (“En hribček bom kupil, bom trte sadil. Prijat’le bom vabil še sam ga bom pil.” (Slovenian folk song)

We are always enjoying grape harvesting, local cuisine and chit-chat with locals in Vipava valley. Check it here.

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Time: Weekends or by demand in autumn/fall starting at 9am.
Duration: 5-6 hours.
Starting/ending point: Ajdovščina.
Where: Vipava.
Min./max. participants: 2-7.
NOTE: You must arrange your own transportation to Ajdovščina in order to take this tour!
Combine your experience: rent a local and experience more!!!
Event organizer: Matjaž.

from 59 EUR/person
The price includes the organization and running of the event at one of the local winemaker's family, transport, welcome drink, snack with homemade local food in the vineyard, grapes harvesting (2-3 hour), lunch with the local family wine producers, translation. Exclusions: personal purchases. Gratuities and tips are highly appreciated. For now, cash only.
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