On 15-16 November 2018, the 21st Slovenian Wine Festival was held in the Cankar Cultural Centre in Ljubljana. During the event, more than 150 winemakers presented over 500 samples of wines of various brands. The festival was attended by more than 2,000 guests, including representatives of the tourism industry, entrepreneurs, and vendors.
According to the results of the festival, the best young winemaker in 2018 is Martin Eržen (Čarga farm, Goriška Brda). Tomaž Fabčič presented the best white wines. The San Martin wine cellar presented the best red wines. Zlata Radgonska penina from the settlement of Radgonske Gorice took the first place in the category of sparkling wines.
The Slovenian Wine Festival has the status of a prestigious professional event. Numerous workshops and lectures are held at its sites.