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Kras

Wine-growing region in the Slovenian winegrowing region Primorska; look there.

One of the three winegrowing regions in Slovenia in the west of the country on the border with Italy, The name means "by the sea", although only a relatively small part lies on the Adriatic coast. The climate is characterized by a hot summer and an autumn with often strong thunderstorms. In addition, viticulture is also influenced by the cold north wind "Bora". The vineyards cover a total of 8,081 hectares of vineyards. The region is divided into the four winegrowing areas Goriška Brda with 1.992 hectares, Kras (karst)...

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