A tasting of Batič

by  |  01-06-2011

Last week, we were invited to a tasting at Terroir in San Francisco to sample the wines produced by Batič in the Vipava Valley of Slovenia and imported by Blue Danube Wine. Batič has been making wines since it was founded in 1592. All of their wines are both organic and biodynamic (the later of which is being seen at more and more Slovenian wineries). Overall, the wines are stellar and incredibly unique in character and style giving anyone who has the chance to taste them a welcome change up from the “norm” that usually circulates around San Francisco (high alcohol and oak Napa/Sonoma wines or generally cheaper, bland bulk imports from France, Spain, and Italy). These days, the winery is run by Miha Batič and his father, Ivan. With their wealth of family wine history behind them, these days, the majority of their production is of white wine. One […]
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