In 1984 Miran Korenika and his business partner Ignac Moškon decided to revive the winemaking tradition that was interrupted during the communist regime. Today, the family tradition is carried on with the love for the land, devotion, passion and modern approaches of the younger generation.
TheKorenika&Moškon winery is both organic and biodynamic certified. In 2014 it has gained the prestigious Demeter certification.
The Korenika&Moškon winery is located in Korte, a village in the heart of Slovenian Istria.
An excellent exposure to the sun, the closeness of the sea and the hillside position overlooking the Sečovlje salt pans help create our distinctive red and white wines.
The vineyard “Bankina” lies at the lowest point of the property, just a few meters above sea level. It is located in the heart of the Sečovlje valley where light winds blow. The land extends from East to West and is planted with our oldest Malvasia that has been cultivated since 1955.
Situated at an altitude of 45 m above sea level on a steeper land with a slope of 6% is one of our CRU vineyards. A rocky soil, composed predominately of marl, is ideal for the cultivation of an excellent Istrian Malvasia. An ideal position and the exposure to Southwest allow an optimal grape production with minimal intervention. The vineyard was planted in 1990-1991. It is distant only 2-3 km from the Sečovlje salt pans.
Situated at an altitude of 21 m above sea level, this vineyard is characterised by temperature differences of more than 15° C between day and night. The position is ideal for the production of fresh wines. In 1990 the vineyard was planted with Istrian Malvasia, while in 1994 with another hectare of the varieties Pinot Blanc and Sauvignon.
A CRU vineyard, the best of our winery. Initially planted with Istrian Malvasia and olive trees, is today cultivated with Istrian Refosco and Cabernet Sauvignon vines. Between 1996 and 2002 the vineyard was replanted with the varieties Istrian Refosco, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, while the old olive trees were transplanted to an area less suitable for the cultivation of vines.
A vineyard in which modern approaches are taken on international varieties, such as Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir. The knowledge and experiences gained are carried on to Istrian Malvasia. The vineyard is planted with Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, Muscat and Istrian Malvasia vines.