Turnip caves or “repnice caves” are a specific local feature with 200 years of tradition. These caves used to be intended for storing turnip and nowadays they are used as wine cellars.
Repnice caves are one of the features that certainly will not leave you indifferent. We are talking about caves dug into quartz sand, which were used for storing turnips, the main forage for livestock, over the winter. Turnip is called »repa« in Slovene, hence the name. After abandoning these storing methods, the repnice become one of the monuments of past times, while many winemakers converted them into a space for storing and tasting their excellent wines. This provides an opportunity for a truly unique experience by visiting up to 200-year-old repnice in the villages of Brezovica, Bizeljsko, Pišece and Globoko. Some of them are decorated with remarkably interesting mouldings on the ceilings or walls. They are characterized by an ideal temperature and humidity, which are necessary for the storage and maturation of wines.
More information and reservations below:
Najger repnica cave
address: Brezovica na Bizeljskem 32, 8259 Bizeljsko
telephone: 00386 41 204 876
Repnica Vino Graben
address: Brezovica na Bizeljskem – posest Vino Graben, 8259 Bizeljsko
telephone: 00386 30 611 013
address: Stara vas 89, 8259 Bizeljsko
telephone: 00386 31 484 003