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Old Vine House

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Address: Vojashnishka ulica 8, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
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+386 2 251 51 00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Perfect place for vine tasting

Very friendly place with history. In front of the Old Vine House still grow the oldest grape in the world. Inside you can find out something about vine history, buy some vine or... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Samanta T
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have to be honest and say that I did expect a bit more. The oldest Vine is cool though - great to take a selfie with.

Thank Marius L
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Here you can try a plenty of local wines, buy some souvenirs and visit the small museum. A wine tasting costs 4 euros for 3 samples. The most unusual wine was orange one, however this singularity is negative, because the wine tastes like you are drinking a brand, perhaps somebody likes that. There are several places for tasting outside with... More 

Thank Igor C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The vine is over 400 years old and it produces grape every year. They make small quantities of wine for protocolar situation.

Thank DjDmitry
Copper Mountain, Colorado
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We read about this as we walked by. Apparently the locals are very proud of it. I touched it for good luck.

Thank Joshua S
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very friendly place with history. In front of the Old Vine House still grow the oldest grape in the world. Inside you can find out something about vine history, buy some vine or have vine tasting.

Thank Samanta T
Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The walk along the river is pleasant anytime. We had a picnic on benches with snacks from the bakeries. Then walk along to the old vine and the house it grows on. It had bunches of grapes hanging down when we visited. Won't be long to harvest! Well kept and worth the visit.

Thank Ontario76
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Vine growing in front of the old vine house is allegedly the oldest vine in the world and still bears fruit and wine is made from the fruit. The grapes are edible.

Thank kdgarlipp
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The house is not easy to find. For a place that the locals take pride of, you would expect clear signs guiding you there! We came off-season and we nearly missed the location, it looks so boring from outside. The exhibition about the history of wine making and glasses was not so interesting in my opinion. Wine tasting is 4€... More 

Thank Osnat1979
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

I was lucky to be there just before the start of festival so I could witness that this venerable wine is still producing plenty bounty. Inside the house you can not only taste a wine and buy a bottle of some fine wine but also take a look onto history of wine making in Slovenia.

Thank Wombat C
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed in the staff behavior and knowledge of wine (I'm not an expert and I expected some kind of expertise). We had to pay for a tasting that didn't give us any insight and local wines, practices nor history and the staff behaved like everything we asked was a hassle. I regretted spending time and money there.... More 

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