Final event of the project Uncorking WINE & CIDER typicality


You are kindly invited to our final event of the project Uncorking rural heritage: indigenous production of fermented beverages for local cultural and environmental sustainability, where we will give you an insight into how science can help develop the typicality concept and regionality and how this could be adopted for wine and cider production in some areas of Slovenia, Croatia, North Macedonia and Norway.

The event will be organized in hybrid way and in English. The venue of the event is Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava (Slovenia). 


10.30-10.45: Official Openning 
Welcome Address
Welcome speeches from the UNG (University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia)
Welcome speeches from the Financial Mechanism Office (TBD)
Welcome speeches from the Fund Operator (TBD)

10.45-10.55: Project introduction 
Presented by L. Butinar (Project Manager, UNG)

10.55-11.20: The importance of the exchange of good practices – What have we learned from each other? 
Presented by T. Rinaldo (Hardanger Council) and T. Dimitrijević (Municipality of Ajdovščina)

11.20-11.45: The uniqness of Zelen 
Presented by G. Antalick (UNG, Slovenia)

11.45-12.10: Coffe break 

12.10-12.40 Characterization of Graševina typicality 
Presented by M. Martelanc (UNG, Slovenia), V. Obradović and J. Mesič (FRTT, Croatia)

12.40-13.00: Contribution of the project’s terroir study to the Tikveš grape-growing region and its future 
Presented by Tikveš winery (North Macedonia) (speaker to be defined, probably director Svetozar Janevski online)

13.00-13.30: The Hardander cider R & D center and its contribution to Hardanger
Presented byI. Øvsthus (NIBIO Ullensvang, Norway) and M. Carlehög (Nofima, Norway)

13.30 Lunch

18.00 Dinner for project partners and guests 

The PROJECT PRESS CONFERENCE will review the project results and will be organized before the event, starting at 9.30 (with translation offered).

REGISTRATION is open from 15 October 2023 at


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