Wine stored in amphoras is not a craze, but a tradition with a history of 8 thousand years. It originates in Giorgia, the cradle of viticulture. The historians established that were actually the Georgians the first to start producing wine, the tradition that was later taken by the Ancient Greeks .
Ribolla has elongated grapes with rather tight bunches. Grape stalk is short. Berries are medium sized, round and yellowish with thick skin. Ribol la is a grape variety with medium grape density, with mid to late season ripening and regular and high yielding. >
Where now there is the facility (above the mai n cellar), there used to be a village inn, where people used to drink homemade wine, offer tobacco and salt.
Sometimes they played boule in front of the inn. >
The Kabaj family cultivates 12 ha of vineyards, at two sites in Brda (Šlovrenc, Belo), with the plantation of 55.000 grapevines. A major part, up to 70%, is white , dominated by Ribolla Gialla and Tokai Friulano (Sauvignonasse), two autochthonous grapevines . Their white grapevine varieties also include Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon and Malvasia. Their red grapevine varieties are dominate >