"Contraband (kän-trə-band) illegal or prohibited traffic in goods, smuggling2
BRDA & COLLIO with the CONTRABANDIST team
The thing is simple. If you want to discover the authentic Brda and Collio, meet the people who make the best wines, then just join us. We are the Contrabanders and we know all the secret ways that lead from one side of the border to the other (and even back). We know the winemakers from immemorial time, we know their families, their stories and above all, we know what will surely enchant you. Moreover, it will not be just the breath-taking views from their house terraces! We are friends, we are a team and we will make sure that everything that we live daily, you will live it at least once in lifetime too and share so our love for Brda.
On this safari there will be no lions, zebras and giraffes. However, "locals" have prepared a special experience for you - the wine safari. We will take you through spacious vineyards, where you will taste homemade delicacies, but we will not forget to stop by friends, the Brda wine makers, where you will find out first-hand what the secret of the magical taste of our top quality wines is.
Just take your time, and we will take care of everything else.
It would be hard to put an exact date on when the Ščurek family became involved in viticulture, but written records show that Stojan’s grandfather Franc cultivated 1 hectare of vines, making 50 hectolitres of wine. Today, with the help of five sons, Stojan cultivates 20 hectares of vineyards, and have a yield to match.