JEFF & DIANE REICHARD/RICHARD & CHERYL KUREY / JUNE 2011

 

As a result of the auction, two friend couples from Ohio and Arizona enjoyed a 6-day Taste of Slovenia Tour from 22 to 27 June, 2011.The group have witnessed the nature diversity of the country, tasted local food in Slovenia's top restaurants and inns, learned about wine making with internationally recognized wine producer Aleš Kristančič of Movia and experienced the ultimate organic breeding of sea-bass at Fonda's fish farm. The highlight of the tour was an exclusive invitation to celebrate 20th anniversary of Slovenia's independence.

 

  

  

   

   

 

 "...I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart on being our guide last week.  Everything was just perfect from the lodging, food selections for the meals, the topics for the activities, your flexibility, the people you pick to be guides, and most importantly allowing us the privilege to be your wonderful wife in son. The whole week was just "First Class" by a guy who is first class. It was all perfect and I can assure you that we will always be grateful for the "The Press Passes" to the after party of the Celebration of your country's 20 anniversary of freedom and the meeting of your Head of State.  Truly a once in a lifetime experience.  Thank you." JEFF REICHARD 

 

MR. AND MRS. KAHN AND MR. AND MRS. KRAWITZ / APRIL 2011

 

A gourmand tour in Slovenia, which was bid on a 26th Annual California spirit Gourmet Gala to benefit the American Cancer Society in August last year, by a nice couple Mr. and Mrs. Kahn, took place in Slovenia this April. Together with their friends they spent 6 days in the country, visiting interesting sights from Ljubljana and Bled, Soca Valley, Goriska Brda and the Coast. With empasis on food and wine, they enjoyed meals in some of the most distinguished restaurants (Na Gradu restaurant in Ljubljana, Vila Bled, Bled castle, Topli Val, Hisa Franko, Kempinski Palace Portoroz), tasted amazing Fonda sea bass and wines in Stekar and Simcic wineries. 

 

  

  

  

 

"There is no question in our minds as we will return with our children, because we believe you are living in one of the best countries in the world...We continue to relive our experience each day as we relate all the activities you were able to have us participate in through each day."  SEYMOUR KAHN 

 

DR. AND MRS. MICHAEL KEITH (USA) / FLYFISHING / SEPT. 2010

 

An amazing catch by Frontiers traveler Dr. Keith who spent with his wife 5 days in Slovenia. Unique Slovenia is a proud partner of Virtuoso's Frontiers International, a specialist for fly fishing all over the world.

 

    

                                Dr. Michael Keith                                     Mrs. Cathy Keith

 

 

MONTGOMERY PARTY (USA) / FLYFISHING / MAY 2010

 

A small group in just 10 days discovered the beauties and enjoyed fly fishing in Slovenia . Starting in the North with Bled and Bohinj Lake (Triglav National Park), later continued to Soca Valley and Kobarid to admire the sights of rolling countryside of Goriska Brda, tasting wines in several distinguished wineries. They stayed in Idrija,  Kendov Dvorec (Relais & Chateaux), visited Skocjan Caves (under UNESCO protection since 1986) and conluded the tour in the capital Ljubljana. In between they spent days fishing on some of the most famous Slovenian rivers, such as Sava, Soca, Krka and more.

             

           

"Please know that despite some significant weather challenges, this trip exceeded even our highest expectations, and a large amount of credit for this is due to your employee Kirsten Gardner who did a perfect job of trip organization.  I can't say enough about her--and your superb ground staff in Slovenia too--and this view is seconded across the board by the three anglers who accompanied me". TOM MONTGOMERY

 

CLAYTON COUPLE (USA) / FLYFISHING / MAY-JUNE 2010

 

In just a few days the couple visited some of the most beautiful destinations in Slovenia. From picturesque resort Bled with the unique islad in the middle of the lake, Bohinj Lake - located within Triglav National Park. With fishing tour inbetween they also visited Soca Valley and Kobarid with award wining Kobarid WWI Museum and explored the beautiful Slovenian wine regions of the Vipava Valley and Goriska Brda with wineries such as Tilia, Bjana, Movia...Their trip was concluded with a visit of coastal town Piran and charming capital Ljubljana.

      

"...an outstanding, flawless, enriching trip and just LOVED the wine day with Miha Rott - one of the friendliest and best hosts we've had..." WALTER CLAYTON