Taste of Slovenia Food Tour

May 16- 23, 2013, 8 days, 7 nights

Taste of Slovenia: A Real Food Experience, is a unique food tour like no other— a hands-on introduction to the best of Slovenia’s traditional culinary heritage, as well as the latest culinary achievements in the areas of Slow Food and wine.

Participants will visit Istrian vineyards near the seaside, alpine dairy farms, mountain pastures, cheese artisans, farmers markets, olive groves, biodynamic and alpine apiaries, sea salt pans, a sea bass farm in Piran Bay, charcutiers, restaurants, castles while learnig about traditional methods of production and participating in tastings of traditional products.

The tour price includes all ground transportation,tour guide throughout, lodging in 3 * and 4 * boutique hotels, all breakfasts, most other meals,highlighted by a Slow Food lunch at GostilnaPriLojzetu, with the most famous Slow Food Slovenian chef, TomažKavčič, at Castle Zemono in the Vipava Valley. The first night of the tour features a reception and dinner at the Ljubljana Castle in the very traditional restaurant, GostilnanaGradu (at the castle) http://www.nagradu.si/en/.   Ljubljana Castle, which affords a magnificent view over the entire city, can easily be reached with the new funicular railway at Krek Station.

The food tour includestastings, demonstrations, musical events,theLjubljana market tour with JanezBogataj, PhD, a boat tour of Fonda Fish Farm on the Piran Bay, and entrance fees to all events, castles, alpine farms, apiaries, and much more.  Slovenians merchants, inn keepers, and food artisans speak English well.


Join Sylvia P. Onusic, PhD, and her Slovenian partners, SasaBozicof  Panorama Tours,and Dr. JanezBogataj, who team up to offer the culinary experience of  a lifetime:  a food odyssey of rich sensual culinary experiences in beautiful natural settings where you can, see, touch, smell and taste first-hand the products of culinary traditions that have been passed down for generations. Meet personally with artisans and experience a myriad of real foods – raw milk cheeses, prosciutto, sausages, olive oil, fruits, wines, honey, champagne and much more.

And you can expect some surprises- you never know what seasonal specialty your host will share with you on the day of your visit!


8 days, 7 nights
May 16-23, 2013

Price:  $1855 land tour (not airfare) per person for double room basis. **

**$372 (288 Euro) per person single supplement; $423 (328.00 Euro) per person double solo supplement- a single person in a double room.

Please reserve your place by March 15, 2013 with a $500.00 deposit with the remainder due by April 15, 2013. All payments can be made by check, money order, or through PayPal.


Please contact Sylvia Onusic, a Weston A. Price Foundation member, who spoke at the 2010 national conference on “Traditional Foods of Slovenia.”For complete details and paypment information, please visit: foodtourslovenia.wordpress.com  or email Sylvia at sponusic@gmail.com

See her new article, “Slovenian Soups, Stews and Hotpots,” and the “Taste of Slovenia  2013” advertisement in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, Spring 2013.

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