SLOVENIA ESSENTIALS: Sparkling Honey Wine by Čanč Beekeeping wins a prestigious international award
Slovenia, the world-capital of honey is well known by its excellent beekeeping, which is also famous for its high standards in the production of bee products. And among them are honey drinks.
“Medica je kraljica – Mead is the Queen!”
Slovenia is buzzing with all the honey products which are produced in the country – from various kinds of great honey (forest, floral, chestnut etc.), also popular are cream honey, pollen, honey liqueur, honey brandy, many different handmade wax products and souvenirs …
Among the authentic and tasty honey products is also pure mead/honey wine (medica), which is made by fermenting honey. Some say it’s the oldest alcoholic beverage in the world, but it is definitely the healthiest! 🙂
Čanč Beekeeping from Šaleška Valley
Beekeeping Čanč from the village of Plešivec in Šaleška Valley (near Velenje) is also known as one of the world’s top producers of the popular medica.
Franc and Anica Čanč are already the third generation of beekeepers (since 1903). Every year, they participate in competitions with their products, where they achieve the highest awards. Most recently – at the international wine evaluation in Rochester, New York 2020 (Great American International Wine Competition 2020), where they received a gold award for their sparkling mead (Honey Sparkling Wine).
Welcome to visit when in Slovenia
Franc and Anica invite you to tastings of their honey drinks and authentic honey in all seasons.
You can find them at the address Plešivec 16, 3320 Velenje. Book your visit via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +386 31 877 76.