The Old Vine Festival started in Maribor on the 30th of September with the harvest of the oldest vine in the world it and will last until the 12th of November with Presentation of Young Wines – an event that announces the new vintage and gives symbolic closure to the Old Vine Festival.
Among all the events held in the span of 6 weeks of the Old Vine Festival, also the VinDel, International Wine and Culinary Salon, should be pointed out. The VinDel Salon, has been every autumn since 2008, representing a delightful event and a showcase of Slovenian wine and food offer.
This year too, it will take place under the colourful forests of Pohorje mountain in the outskirts of the city of Maribor. Proudly proclaimed as ‘The most delicious day of the year’, great selection of wines and delicacies will be offered, accompanied by the culinary events, workshops, and guided tastings.
Held in a congress centre of the Hotel Draš, the Salon will host merchants displaying their various goodies on tasting tables. This event is augmented by an adjoining side event which combines a guided wine tasting, culinary workshops, lectures, a dinner composed of the Salon’s specialties and other oeno-gastronomic experiences.
Salon VinDel is a unique opportunity for those business guests who enjoy finer things to meet the creators behind such tastes. Connoisseurs of wine and gourmets can pick and choose from a wide range of tastes all of which can be found in one place. Each visitor gets an opportunity to experience quality presentations of top-quality delicatessen products, such as: wine, prosciutto, dried meat products, homemade delicacies, pates, spreads, mushrooms, truffles, olives, jams, chocolate, smoked and dried fish, caviar, fresh and ripened cheeses, pasta, pumpkin and olive oil, etc.
All in all, a great wine and culinary event for all the business guests to Maribor who love high-end grape potions and food endlessly pampering taste buds.