Slovenia is a small country in Central Europe, surrounded by Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. But don’t let its size fool you. This country is a wine wonderland with over 28.000 wineries.
Its wines are making waves around the world with their exceptional quality and character.
Slovenia has a long and rich history of winemaking, dating back to the 4th century BC, when the Illyrian and Celts first planted vines. Over the centuries, Slovenia absorbed influences from various cultures and regions, such as Austria-Hungary, Italy, Yugoslavia and France. But it never lost its authentic and traditional approach to wine.
In fact, Slovenia was one of the pioneers of natural wine in Europe, using organic and biodynamic methods to produce pure and expressive wines.
One of the most fascinating wineries in Slovenia is Matic Wines, located in the Štajerska wine region, in the charming village of Malečnik. This family-run estate is led by Matija Žerjav, also known as Matic, a passionate and visionary winemaker who follows in his grandfather’s footsteps. Matic experiments with wild yeast and spontaneous fermentation, creating wines from local and international grapes such as Šipon, Kerner, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. He also uses unconventional aging and maceration techniques, such as clay amphorae and concrete eggs, to craft wines that reflect his artistic flair and the terroir of his land.
Exquisite wines that delight the senses with their freshness, fruitiness and crispness. Each bottle tells a captivating story about Matic Wines—a story of honoring the past, reinventing the present and embracing the future. Get ready for a sensory journey as you explore the wonders of Slovenia’s wine culture.
Let Matic Wines take you to a world where each bottle contains the passion of its maker and the personality of its land.