The Old Vine Festival

A wine, culinary and cultural honouring of the 450-year-old Guinness world record holder, the oldest vine in the world.

 

The Old Vine Festival 2021

Join us at the wine, culinary and cultural honouring of the venerable lady in Maribor's old town called Lent!

Up until the celebratory harvest of the 450-year-old Guinness world record holder we are celebrating the symbol of the Slovene noble drop in Maribor and organising numerous events where we can get to know each other, have tastings, make contacts, socialise and make a toast.
Welcome to the markets of local products, to wine and culinary evenings, concerts and numerous experiences in Maribor and the surrounding area!

Thursday, September 30, 2021

7 pm, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Wine and culinary experience with sommelier
Price: 20 EUR

Friday, October 1, 2021

10 am to 6 pm, Glavni trg
🍇 “Naše najboljše” (“Our Best”) market
Presentation and sales of local products with the certificate “Naše najboljše” (“Our Best”).
Accompanying programme: Awarding of the new “Naše najboljše” certificates at 11:00 am, concert from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, presentation of the event sponsor.

4 pm, in front of TIC Maribor
🍇 Guided tour through Maribor
Attendance is free.

4:30 pm, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Guided experience along the Maribor Wine Road
Price: 21 EUR

5 pm, from the Koblarjev zaliv bay
🍇 Traditional floating on the Drava River
to the Old Vine House in the old town centre Lent
Price: 20 EUR

7 pm, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Wine evening with young Styrian winemakers
Lacha has guests: Concert “Emkej in Muzičari”, price 15 EUR

Saturday, October 2, 2021

10 am, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Family e-bike excursion to Vodole
Price: 20 EUR

10 am, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Walk through three hills: Kalvarija - Mestni vrh - Piramida
Price: 5 EUR

10 am, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 On the path of the most beautiful wine stories to the oldest vine in the world”
 
5-star tour
Price: 80 EUR

10 am to 6:00 pm, Glavni trg
🍇 Okusi Štajerske” market (“Flavours of the Štajerska region”)
Presentation and sales of local products.
Accompanying programme: Concert from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm and presentation of the event sponsor from 4:00 pm to 5:30.

11 pm, in front of TIC Maribor
🍇 Guided tour through Maribor
Attendance is free.

12:30 pm, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 37th Baptism of Raftsmen
Raftsmen remembering the music festival Vesela jesen

1 pm to 6 pm, town centre
🍇 Promenada okusov ("Promenade of flavours")
Wine tastings from the following providers: The Old Vine House, Fani & Rozi, Nana, Le Vino, Fudo, Novi svet pri Stolnici, Moja Kavarna, Restavracija Rožmarin and La Cantina
Price: 18 EUR / tasting package; Sales locations: Old Vine House and Bistro & Kavarna Nana

2 pm, from the Old Vine House
🍇 Traditional floating on the Drava River
Price: 20 EUR

5 pm, Sodni stolp (Judgment Tower) on Lent
🍇 Four centuries of the Old Vine in the old town centre Lent”
 
Public presentation of a documentary film, produced by TV Maribor

7 pm, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Evening of Styrian Decanter Wines
Lacha has guests: Concert by Sara Lamprečnik
Price: 25 EUR

Sunday, October 3, 2021

11 am, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Ceremonious grape harvest of the Old Vine, the oldest vine in the world
Music guests: Maja Keuc and Ana Bezjak

12:15 pm, in front of the Old Vine House
🍇 Lacha has guests: Concert of the group Vudlenderji

The RVT rule must be met for the participation in events.
The organizer reserves the right to change the programme.