The Prus family home in Krmačina near Metlika radiates the serenity of a pleasant everyday living environment. Three generations under the same roof symbolize the family wine-making tradition. Although the vineyard of our late grandfather was not as big as it is today, he was still the member of the village vineyard cottage called “soseska zidanica Drašiči”.
The Prus family from left to right: daughter Simona, son Jože, mother Anica, landlord Jožef, grandmother Rezka and son Matjaž
The grapes for our wines grow on vineyard hills of Krmačina, Repica, Vidošiči, Kamenica and on other sun-filled positions in Bela krajina, where the view extends as far as the Churches of st. Anne in Vidošiči and St. Lawrence in Vivodina, which is beyond Slovenian borders.
We are constantly in search of new methods and procedures for improving our achievements. We know that the process of learning never stops and we certainly apply this to winegrowing and winemaking.
The Prus farm invests a great deal of attention to wine quality. We produce all sorts of wines, ranging from sparking wines to still regular harvest wines to predicate wines, such as late harvest, selection, berry selection, icewine, dry berry selection and also our speciality – straw wines (dried grape wine). The Prus Wine Cellar is particularly renowned for its predicate wines, which have won numerous golden and large golden awards and other wine recognitions in Slovenia (Vinska vigred Metlika, wine assessment in Drašiči, Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona, Vino Ljubljana) and international wine tasting events abroad (Decanter World Wine Awards in France, Vinovita Zagreb, Prešov, Slovakia and Brussels, Belgium).
Other than wines, we also produce honey and spirits.
The year 2009 was marked by the festive opening of the new state-of-the-art wine cellar with the capacity of storing 200,000 litres of wine. The new wine cellar contributes to work efficiency and provides better technology in the production of the highest quality wines.