Top 3 foodie experiences in the hinterland of Portorož and Piran

Published: 10.10.2019

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Top 3 foodie experiences in the hinterland of Portorož and Piran

Autumn is just perfect for various culinary experiences and tastings and the place to be is Slovenian Istria, which combines various out-of-the-box experiences that will impress every foodie.

Top 3 foodie experiences in the hinterland of Portorož and Piran

Discover the top three autumn experiences in the hinterland of Portorož & Piran that will add a touch of authenticity to your visit. Top quality wines, organic olive oil and fragrant truffles are the main assets in these stories.

The perfect combination of the breathtaking sunset & excellent wines

Taste some of the most excellent wines of Slovenian Istria and enjoy unforgettable sunset at the Brič Estate. The tour will take you to Brič Wine Estate, where you will have a chance to get to know the story of the award-winning, ecologically produced wines. Accompanied by local culinary delicacies such as Istrian prosciutto, cheese and bobiči stew, this will be one-of-a-kind experience that will stay in your mind long after the taste of wine wi .

Truffle hunt!

Istria hides numerous gourmet treasures, with the biggest definitely being truffles. Meet the “truffle lady” Sara and her puppy Lisa, who will take you on the tour into the mysterious world of truffles. Together, you will explore the hidden corners of the woods, hunt for some truffles, and afterwards transform into a chef and following a traditional recipe, prepare typical fuži - Istrian pasta - with truffles. A unique gourmet experience will be nicely rounded out the wine from the local winery.

Authenticity at its best!

Are you interested in authentic Istrian life, away from the tourist crowds? Meet three wonderful women who will take you on the journey among the olive trees, local dishes and herbs. Nina will welcome you at the Gramona organic farm. While enjoying a breathtaking view of the salt pans, you will have a chance to taste superb, extra virgin olive oil. Marina, the second lady, and her ducks and geese, will welcome you at Medljan tourist farm, where a delicious lunch with seasonal local ingredients will be served. For an unforgettable end of the day, Jana will take you to her treasure trove of Histria Botanica herbs. In the green surroundings of the Dragonja Valley, you will learn the basics of aromatherapy and make your own hydrolate from local herbs. 

The text and the photo provided by: Portorož-Piran Tourist Board

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