In the House of vines, wine and chocolate starting from the family tradition of viticulture and winemaking that dates back to the late 19th century. Since then, knowledge about wine continuously...
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In the House of vines, wine and chocolate starting from the family tradition of viticulture and winemaking that dates back to the late 19th century. Since then, knowledge about wine continuously passed down from father to son through five generations. Today, on the homestead living the last three generations, or four if you count the ones children. Najizkušnejši and the oldest, almost 90-year-old member of the family of Anton Kunej still actively monitor developments on the farm. Anton has the strong support of his wife Stanislava newly laid the foundation and built a large house in substations which still offers a warm shelter for all family members. Not long ago he cut himself all the vineyards and spent the whole day in the vineyard chores. The vine is still his great love, because it is carefully cultivated practically all his life.
Vine as the plant is even more intense studying Antonov son Lojze as the addition of viticulture as a constant on the farm even more dedicated to the education of young plants. As an agricultural engineer has to deal with trsničarstvom began in the late 70s of the last century and until today. During this time he has gained a lot of experience and very detailed to meet the different varieties of vines. As a pioneer in Bizeljska-Srem district of propagation of young plants introduced many new varieties today are producing excellent results and in this way enriched the previously quite a poor selection of varieties. Trsničarska industry enabled him to be in the early 21st century in Brestanica built a brand new wine cellar with a capacity of manufacturing 100 000 L. For a variety of projects that are successfully drove during his career has always stood strong foothold wife Danica.
A representative of the third generation is the son Ales, food technologist, who in 2012 shortly after returning from study winemaking in France took over the farm. Together with his wife Emanuela, Portugalko, including food tehnologinjo by education, addressing the new challenges. The first such challenge is the wine, and the other chocolate. Both activities are part of the Trappist heritage, it is important to mark the place Brestanica, once Rajhenburg. Ales wants the support of the family back to revive this part of the Trappist knowledge. That is why Kunejev 2012 partially renovated former Trappist top position in the wine Sremič. In 2013, we opened a chocolate factory in the castle Rajhenburg that offers visokokovostne chocolate products made by Trappist inspiration.
Sunny lion trademark of families Kunej embodies the pride and tradition of valuable experience growing vine and wine. It hides everything that represents the House of vines, wine and chocolate KUNEJ. Found, vines, tendrils, berries, roots of the vine, vine leaves, a cup, but in the middle of the majestic lion, which is inspired by the Trappist Rajhenburg. They were a hundred years ago the engine of development in substations, inter alia, were also masters of making chocolates, wines and liqueurs.