Posts tagged "Metlika"

Discovering Family Roots and Wine In Slovenia

Wine and Ancestry in Slovenia

Wine and Ancestry in Slovenia

Each page crackled as the village priest opened centuries old church birth records and my anticipation heightened when the page fell to my great grandfather’s name. The discovery of a hand written family tree led me to this “old country” village of Metlika, Slovenia, Old Yugoslavia. Soon I would find the working vineyard where my...

Slovenia

The discovery of a hand written family tree led me to the “old country” of Old Yugoslavia, now Slovenia, where my great grandfather emigrated from in the late 1880’s. Metlika, Slovenia, in the Bela Krajina region and known for vineyards, wine making and sheep breeding is a mere 2 miles from Croatia. I chose to...
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