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News Slovenia » Drava: World’s oldest vine – ask Decanter

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

the world’s oldest vine still producing fruit does indeed date back four centuries and can be found in Slovenia’s Stajerska region, on the frontage of a house in the Lent Quarter of Maribor on the Drava River. Known as the Old Vine, it even has its own ...

News Slovenia » Drava: Maribor, Slovenia: a cultural city guide

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Publication date: Wednesday 29 February 2012

November alone is considered too gloomy to bother with. Situated in the north-east corner of Slovenia, just south of the Austrian border, Maribor’s southern boundary is the River Drava and its northern one a steep hill known as Piramida. To get a feeling ...

News Slovenia » Drava: A new app empowers Romanians to protect their rivers

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

WWF and other organizations of the environmental coalition ‘Drava League’ have called on the Croatian government to re-consider the decision. The Mura in Slovenia, one of the last free-flowing rivers in Europe, is also threatened by plans of ...

News Slovenia » Drava: Bottoms up! Drinking in Slovenia's intoxicating countryside on a wine tour with a visit to the world's oldest vine tree

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Publication date: Saturday 02 January 2016

And several hours into my trip I also learnt that Slovenia boasts the oldest grape vine in the world ... with a couple of bottles of the Pullus Reisling on the banks of the river Drava. The Ribič restaurant made for an ideal setting in the 28-degree ...

News Slovenia » Drava: From the Vine: Think Lodi has some old vines?

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Publication date: onday 10 October 2016

Here goes. On Oct. 2, Carson was the guest of honor at the Old Vine harvest ceremony in Slovenia’s second-largest city nestled along the banks of the Drava River. There, on the façade of a house built in the 16th century stands the world’s oldest ...

News Slovenia » Drava: Slovenia’s winemakers produce stunning whites and seductive reds

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Publication date: uesday 18 July 2017

Winemaking in Slovenia predates Roman times and can be traced back to Celtic and Illyrian tribes, who began cultivating grapes in the fourth and fifth centuries BC. Of the country’s three main wine-producing regions – the Drava (Podravje), Lower Sava ...

News Slovenia » Drava: At a Border Town, an Uneasy Calm

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Publication date: Sunday 07 July 1991

They hit only the Drava River, but now the people are afraid ... Photo: A Slovenian woman prayed during a peace Mass yesterday in Ljubljana before a noon deadline for Slovenia to return control of all border posts to the federal Government.

News Slovenia » Drava: Slovenian towns, villages flooded

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Publication date: onday 05 November 2012

Serious flooding is expected in the Drava basin in eastern Slovenia after heavy rainfall upstream in Austria swelled the river. "Flooding is unavoidable," Mitja Bricelj, the co-chair of the Slovenian-Austrian Intergovernmental Commission for the Drava ...

News Slovenia » Drava: Where is Maribor and what have Liverpool’s opponents won in the past?

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Publication date: Wednesday 01 November 2017

But what is the background of Maribor? Maribor is a Slovenian city set amid wine-region hills on the Drava River. Maribor has a population of around 95,500 people – making it Slovenia’s second largest city behind Ljubljana. The city is located in the ...

News Slovenia » Drava: Maribor vs Liverpool Champions League preview: Klopp's men aim to end draw sequence in Slovenia

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Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

The city that hosts Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday night — the second largest in Slovenia — experienced terrible suffering ... Located on the left bank of the river Drava, it hosted the Under-17 European Championship in 2012 and Thomas ...