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OPUS – People & Wines – Velika Nedelja, Eastern Slovenia
June 11, 2016
On the picturesque Kogl Wine Estate, this event brings together interesting Art performances and splendid Kogl Wines. Estate Kogl is located in Prlekija, region in the eastern Slovenia renowned for its excellent wines, characteristic local food and idyllic, gently rolling countryside. Kogl Estate offers beautiful views over the region surrounded by vineyards, which have been planted here since 1542.
Area around Kogle Estate have a rich history and Velika Nedelja was one of the centres of German knight order the Teutonic Knights of the Cross. The order was active in this places every since 1199, when they won the battle against Hungarian hordes and were rewarded with the land and the part of the church taxes. While here it is worth to visit a local castle which was in the past also managed by the Teutonic order (http://museums.si/en/museum/details/1428/velika-nedelja-castle).